A resident of Ganeshpeth, the deceased has been identified as Manoj Maharkar (32). Manoj was going to Hingna from Gumgaon on his bike (MH-49/AW/2736) around 4.30 pm on Monday. As he neared Sukdi Gupchup village midway, the recklessly driven tipper truck (MH-31/DS 8729) rammed Manoj’s motorcycle from behind with great impact. Manoj lost control over his bike and fell on the road. He received serious injuries and died on the spot. A team of Hingna police reached the spot and started investigations. Manoj’s body was sent to Government hospital for autopsy.
Hingna police constable Dudhkohale, based on a complaint lodged by Vivek Anant Morone (58), booked the truck driver Pralhad Dashrath Bawarkar (48), resident of Walni Khadan, under Sections 279, 304(A) of the IPC and arrested him.