Couple dies in road mishap near Narhe

ST CORRESPONDENT
Monday, 25 September 2017

“The incident took place at around 11 am. The tempo and the bike collided head on and the couple sustained serious injuries. The wife died on the way to the hospital, while the husband breathed his last while under treatment,” police added.

PUNE: A couple on a bike were killed after a head on collision with a pick-up tempo on the Katraj-Dehu Road bypass near Narhe on Monday. 

The stretch is one of the most dangerous in the city and vehicles continue to ply in wrong direction on it. The deceased have been identified as Sudam Warpe (50) and Kunda Warpe (45). Police officials said that both the deceased used to work as labourers. 

Police have booked the tempo driver for rash driving and causing death due to negligence. Police said that the accused fled after the accident and they are trying to search for him.

“The incident took place at around 11 am. The tempo and the bike collided head on and the couple sustained serious injuries. The wife died on the way to the hospital, while the husband breathed his last while under treatment,” police added. PSI Dhulaji Kolpe of Sinhagad Road police station is probing the case.

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