Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Speeding luxury car hits bike-borne couple in Mumbai, woman dragged to death – N.F Times

Mumbai: A speeding luxury BMW car hit a two-wheeler borne couple in Mumbai’s Worli, dragging the woman for 100 meters to death and injuring her husband.

According to the Mumbai Police, the couple from Koliwada area of Worli was returning home from Sassoon dock after fetching fish, The Indian Express reported. Around 5.30am near Atria Mall, a speeding BMW car hit their two-wheeler from behind. The vehicle overturned after the husband lost balance and the couple onto the bonnet of the car.

The husband managed to jump off the moving car, but his wife Kaveri Nakawa was unable to do so as she was carrying a heavy load. Nakawa was dragged for 100 meters, leading to severe injuries. Both were rushed to the Nair hospital for treatment, but the woman succumbed to her injuries.

The Worli Police has seized the BMW car and detained the accused driver who had been absconding since the accident. Senior police officials have reportedly arrived at Worli, and a case is expected to be registered soon.

The owner of the car is said to be Rajesh Shah, a local leader of Shiv Sena (Shinde) in Palghar. The driver and Rajesh Shah’s son are suspected to be inside the car at the time of the accident.

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