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3 Pedestrians Were Crushed To Death By A Truck On Pune-Bangalore Highway

3 walkers were murdered on the Pune-Bangalore Highway in the Narhe region of Pune on Tuesday just after the vehicle hit them and then slammed into other automobiles. The accident happened close to the Navale Bridge chowk, which is a dangerous stretch of road.

Authorities said the brakes on a vehicle carrying industrial apparatus failed, leading it to shamble in reverse for approximately a kilometre owing to a steep incline, murdering the pedestrians. The accelerating lorry also collided with five other vehicles, but no one was hurt. The trucker and his assistant escaped the scene after the event, and police have filed an Investigation against unknown people in the incident.

Nitin Chandrakant Dhavale who was 29 years old, a Shivne native; Hemant Yashwant Talale who was 27 years old and Chetan Ramesh Solanki who was 31 years old both from the Narhe area, have been recognized as the deceased. They were all waiting for their corporate bus to go for Shirval and Satara on the highway early in the morning.

The large motor truck (MH 14 GU 9521) transporting industrial stuff on its route to Satara broke down on the bypass highway close to the Swaminarayan Temple at around 5 a.m., according to data provided by the Sinhgad road police. Members of the National Highway Authority of India's (NHAI) highway rescue squad surrounded the vehicle while it was stopped on the highway and assisted it.


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Eventually, the truck's cleaner fetched gasoline from a neighbouring gas station, and the driver attempted to begin the vehicle at 9 a.m. However, as soon as the truck started, the brakes failed, and the truck began driving backwards on the highway.

The vehicle was speeding in reverse, according to assistant police inspector (API) Prashant Kanse of Sinhgad road police office, when it first hit two people who were queuing for their business bus nearby Bhumkar chowk. The truck then collided with some other individual near the Narhe service road exit. The hit was powerful, and all three people were killed instantly. In addition, the truck collided with five more automobiles.

The trucker and his assistant fled the scene of the collision, abandoning the truck, causing a traffic bottleneck. Residents, police officers, and NHAI staff all hurried to the scene. The three people's mortal remains were transferred to Sassoon General Hospital. The individuals who were in the automobiles that were hit by the truck gave testimonies to the police. Officials stated that all five automobiles were hauled from the scene and that traffic had been cleared.

Gautam Harshwardhan, a Delhi-based IT worker who was on his way to Mahabaleshwar with a buddy, claimed they had arrived in Mumbai and had been on their route to Mahabaleshwar when the incident occurred. They were lucky to have lived after a fast truck collided with their automobile, but the car carried the full load upon itself its inflators deployed on time.

An owner of the car whose automobile was destroyed in the collision, Vitthal Chavan, stated that perhaps they owned a tourism vehicle and that a recently married duo was vacationing with their family. They were all unharmed.