Published On : Wed, May 13th, 2015

Three vehicles collides on Chhatrapati Square flyover, Providential escape of victim driver

Seat-belt proves the savior in this road mishap


Nagpur: The youth seem to be enamoured by the stunts and fancy driving depicted in movies. They often try a similar stunt on city roads too often resulting in road mishaps.

In a similar incident which occurred on the flyover, over Chhatrapati Square, the driver of one Chevrolet Tavera while attempting to overtake another car had rammed into a Tata Indica car in a head-on collision on May 13, 2015 at around 1:30 pm. However, no fatalities were reported in the mishap.

IMG_2311According to Traffic Police, who arrived on the spot immediately and controlled the traffic jam, the un-identified driver of Chevrolet Tavera bearing RTO registration number MH-04/ DN 9463 was attempting to overtake some other four-wheeler colluded with a Tata Indica car bearing RTO registration number MH-34/ K-5869 driven by the victim identified as Pankaj Subhash Deshpande aged 35 years and a resident of Rahate Colony as they were returning back to their home and were headed in the direction of Rahate Colony.

IMG_2310The police officials at the spot claimed the victim incurred slight head injuries and scratches on his limbs. The 5 year-old son who was seated at the left hand of the driver escaped from any serious injuries since he had his seat-belt on. In-fact even the victim Pankaj Deshpande too escaped major injuries since he had his seat belt on.

IMG_2313The father of Pankaj Deshpande escaped with a few aberrations and scratches on his limbs.

Police Sub-Inspector Sneha Lande of Dhantoli Police Station arrived at the spot and was still performing the formalities at the time of filing the story.