Published On : Wed, Oct 9th, 2019

Driver, 2 teenagers killed as pick-up van overturns after Durga idol visarjan in Hudkeshwar

Nagpur: In a ghastly mishap, driver and two teenagers were killed and six others were injured seriously as the Bolero Pick-up Van they were travelling in overturned near Vihirgaon in Hudkeshwar police jurisdiction. The van met with the accident after visarjan of Durga Devi idol on Tuesday midnight.

According to police, the deceased driver of Bolero pick-up van (MH-31/DS 975) Mangesh Nanore (25), resident of Mansi Layout, Kharbi Square, Hudkeshwar, was returning home after immersing Durga Devi idol around 0000 hours of Tuesday. Some residents of the area including Narendra Bhojraj Dhomne (35), Ravi Sonavane (35), Kishore Sontakke (35), Babusingh Bais (50), Sandeep Uike (18), Deepak Uike (35), Nikesh Uike (19), Mahesh Kishore Sontakke (17) and Shankar Vinod Dhurve (18) were also travelling in the pick-up van.

As the pick-up van reached at a turning near Suryodaya College Road, Vihirgaon, the speeding vehicle overturned. As a result, the driver Mangesh Nanore, Mahesh Kishore Sontakke and Shankar Vinod Dhurve suffered fatal injuries and died on the spot. Narendra Dhomne, Ravi Sonavane, Kishore Sontakke, Babusingh Bais, Sandeep Uike, Deepak Uike and Nikesh Uike were also injured seriously in the mishap.

Hudkeshwar Woman PSI Mohare, based on a complaint lodged by one of the injured Narendra Dhomne, booked the accused driver under Sections 279, 337, 338, 304(A) of the IPC. Further probe is underway.