5 Keralites killed in road mishap in Maharashtra

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The vehicle, a Tempo Traveller, was going towards Goa from Mumbai when the accident happened at about 5 in the morning

In a tragic incident, 5 Keralites were killed when the vehicle in which they were going from Mumbai to Goa on Saturday, November 14, plunged into the Urmodi River near Karad Bridge, Satara in Maharashtra. 8 others sustained injuries in the accident.

The vehicle, a Tempo Traveller, was going towards Goa from Mumbai when the accident happened at about 5 in the morning. The vehicle fell 50 ft deep into the river. Except drivers, all others in the vehicle were from Kerala. They hailed from Thrissur, Ernakulam and Pathanamthitta districts.

According to reports, the passengers of the vehicle were residents of Vashi in Navi Mumbai. A woman and a 3-year-old child were among those killed in the accident.

All were killed on the spot. The deceased have been identified as Madhusudanan Nair and wife Usha Nair, Aditya Nair, Sajan Nair and Arav Nair.

The bodies have been kept at Satara government hospital and the injured are admitted to hospital in Karad. The injured are reported to be out of danger (with agency inputs

Image Credit: Kerala Kaumudi.

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