Two people of a family were killed and six others were injured after their car met with an accident in Thane district on Monday evening.
The mishap took place on the Mumbai-Agra highway in Asangaon yesterday evening.
According to officials, the speeding car suffered a tyre burst following which the driver lost control of the vehicle. The car subsequently hit a divider and overturned.
Prakash Bhavar (55) and Suman Toche (60), both related, died in the mishap. Six others, meanwhile, sustained injuries for which were rushed to a government-run hospital in Sahapur.
All the victims hailed from Nashik and were travelling to Thane to attend a funeral.
“The victims, all from Nashik, were going to attend a funeral in Thane. Two of them died while six others received injuries in the mishap,” an official said.
Sahapur police station have registered an accidental death case in the matter.Back to latest news