Published On : Sun, May 5th, 2019

2 dead, 4 critical as cars collide at Law College Square in Nagpur

nagpur car accident

Nagpur: Two persons were killed, and four others injured when the car they were travelling in, was hit by another speeding car. The incident occurred at Law College Square, past midnight around 12.45 am. The injured have been admitted to Dande Hospital, Ravi Nagar.

According to information given by police, there was a small function at Yadav’s residence and all of them were returning in Maruti Swift MH-31/EA- 2029. While Anil Yadav (30), a resident of Plot No 8, Samadhan Nagar, Police Line Takli was driving the car, his wife Manisha (28), Manisha’s mother Mamata Yadav, their neighbour Sheetal Salame, owner of the car Priyanka Maheshkar and their nephew Harsh Yadav were travelling in it.

When the car reached Law College Square, a Honda City MH-49/U-2010 coming from Sitabuldi side and heading towards Ravi Nagar in full speed, hit them badly. The Honda City was driven by Animesh Milind Nikhare (21), a resident of Plot No 77, Dattatraya Nagar, Nagpur.

So severe was the impact that Anil and Harsh Yadav were killed on the spot. The other passengers Manisha, Mamata, Priyanka and Sheetal were injured seriously. They were rushed to Dande Hospital, where they are undergoing treatment, the police said. The Maruti Swift was badly damaged in the mishap.

The police have arrested driver of Honda City Animesh and registered an offence under section 304a, 279, 337 and 338 of Indian Penal Code. Further investigations are on.