Published On : Mon, Dec 28th, 2015

Woman crushed to death by truck in MIDC; lucky escape for hubby, two daughters

Nagpur: In a freak but tragic incident, a woman crushed to death while her husband and two daughters had a lucky escape as the Honda Activa they were riding met with a mishap in MIDC area on Sunday evening.

The deceased, Jyoti Yashwant Chavhare (35), along with husband Yashwant Tukaram Chavhare (45), daughters Aishwarya (15) and Pranali (13), all residents of Plot No. 64, behind YCCE, Wanadongri, were returning home around 6.20 pm on Sunday on Honda Activa (MH-40/W 7337) after shopping in Sitabuldi. When the family of four reached near Babbu Hotel on Hingna Road, their moped was hit by a city bus. As a result, Yashwant lost control of the Activa and all the four members fell on the road.

However, unfortunately, Jyoti fell on the other side of road divider. But even before she could recover from the fall, a truck (AP-07/Y 7299) coming from that direction, crushed Jyoti under its wheels injuring her critically. She was immediately taken to nearby Lata Mangeshkar Hospital. However, doctors there pronounced Jyoti ‘brought dead.’ In fact, Jyoti had died on the spot. Luckily, Yashwant and his two daughters escaped with minor injuries.

MIDC PSI P R Patankar, based on a complaint lodged by Yashwant, booked the driver of the killer truck Shivprasad Viranjane Neyulu (34), native of Andhra Pradesh, under Sections 279, 304(A) of IPC and arrested him.