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Speeding car tosses four of family off Nagpur flyover, all died

Four people riding on three motorcycles were tossed into the air and were thrown 70-80 feet before hitting the ground.

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Nagpur: Four members of a family, including two children, were killed and two others injured after a car rammed into three motorcycles in Sakkardara flyover in Nagpur on Friday night.

In this tragic accident, four people riding on motorcycles were tossed into the air and were thrown 70-80 feet before hitting the ground. All four could not survive the accident. Two riders died on spot while the other two succumbed to injuries at hospital.

According to reports, the uncontrolled four-wheeler hit two wheelers’ on Sakkardara flyover at night at around 10:30 pm. All four people were thrown off the flyover. Two died on the spot while the other two succumbed to injuries in the nearby hospital.

The dead persons include a man, a woman and two children.

Police arrests Driver

The driver of the SUV, Ganesh Adhav, was later arrested by the police, news agency PTI quoted a police official as saying.

“Adhav was driving his vehicle at a great speed. When he reached the flyover, the SUV rammed into three motorcycles coming from the opposite direction,” the official of Sakkardara police station said.

“Due to the impact, four members of a family who were going on one of the motorcycles got tossed up in the air and fell on the road below from the flyover. They were rushed to a hospital, where doctors declared them brought dead,” he said.

The deceased were identified as Vinod Khapekar (45), his mother Laxmibai (65), and his two sons aged five and eleven years, he said.

Meanwhile, two others sustained grave injuries and were shifted to a nearby hospital and are under treatment.

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