Incident near Bhiwandi; Discussion of what causes pits
Thane: His mother was killed along with her two-wheeler in a head-on collision near Bhiwandi on the Mumbai-Nashik highway on Thursday. The deceased have been identified as Babybai Kakade (48) and Nitin Kakade (28). The accident is said to have been caused by potholes on the highway. However, it could not be confirmed by the police.
Babybai and Nitin were living in Amanepada area of Bhiwandi. He had gone to his relatives in Purna on Thursday morning for Ganesh Darshan. While returning home from there around 4 pm, a heavy vehicle hit his two-wheeler on the Mumbai-Nashik highway. Babybai’s head and Nitin’s chest were seriously injured. He was rushed to a nearby government hospital. The doctors pronounced him dead.
A case has been registered at Narpoli police station and police are searching for the accused. There are a lot of potholes on the Mumbai-Nashik highway. Discussions about the accident being caused by potholes had been going on all day in the city. However, no official information could be obtained.