In Stretch The place Cyrus Mistry's Automotive Crashed, 60 Accident Deaths This 12 months
Information of former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry dying in a automotive accident in Maharashtra’s Palghar district despatched shockwaves by means of the nation earlier this month.
Official information exhibits that it was not an one-off incident.
The 100-km stretch of Mumbai-Ahmedabad freeway between Ghodbunder in Thane and Dapchari in Palghar district has witnessed 262 accidents this 12 months, claiming not less than 62 lives and leaving 192 individuals injured, police officers stated.
Over-speeding and error of judgement on a driver’s half have performed a task in lots of of those incidents. However officers say that poor upkeep of the street, lack of correct signage and absence of velocity curbing measures too are among the many elements accountable for the excessive variety of accidents.
The stretch close to Charoti, the place the Mercedes automotive during which Cyrus Mistry was travelling met with an accident on September 4, has seen 26 deaths in 25 severe accidents because the begin of this 12 months, stated a Maharashtra freeway police official.