5 killed in road mishap at Alibaug

May 9th, 2007

Navi Mumbai: Five people, including four women, were killed and seven injured when the vehicle in which they were travelling collided with a private bus at Alibaug on the Mumbai-Goa highway on Tuesday morning.

According to the Raigad police, the victims, all residents of Bhandup, were returning to Mumbai from Ratnagiri in a Tata Qualis. When the vehicle reached Veer village (Raigad district) at around 5.45 am, it collided with a Volvo bus coming from the opposite direction and turned turtle, trapping the passengers inside.

Four of the dead are believed to be from the same family. The injured are being treated at KEM hospital.

Source: TOI(Mumbai epaper)

Entry Filed under: Mumbai Road Accidents

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