2 dead, 6 injured in car mishap; were travelling to Thane to attend funeral

2 dead, 6 injured in car mishap; were travelling to Thane to attend funeral
All the victims were travelling from Nashik to Thane to attend a funeral when their car overturned near Asangaon on the Mumbai-Agra highway (Representational Image)

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.

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