Pillion Rider Run Over By Truck As Scooter Skids On Highway In Maharashtra

The scooter skidded due to sand on the Mumbai-Agra highway near Kharegon in Thane, an official said.

Pillion Rider Run Over By Truck As Scooter Skids On Highway In Maharashtra

Maharashtra accident: The victim was a resident of Wagle Estate in Thane city.(Representational)

Thane:

A 40-year-old pillion rider was killed after the scooter skidded on the Mumbai-Agra highway in Thane district and he was run over by a container truck, civic officials said on Monday.

The incident occurred on Sunday night when the victim, Santosh Mistry, was riding pillion on a scooter along with his friend.

The scooter skidded due to sand on the road near Kharegon, an official said.

He said potholes on road were not responsible for the accident.

The victim was a resident of Wagle Estate in Thane city. 

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