Terkheda (Osmanabad) Deccan Express -Aurangabad-Solapur highway | Four persons were killed while three others were injured in an accident on Aurangabad-Solapur highway near Yermala (taluka Kalamb) in the small hours today.
In all, 18 devotees were travelling in a bus from Malegaon to Tirupati on a pilgrimage. As the bus approached Yermala, one of its wheel got punctured around 2 am on Friday. The driver of the vehicle halted the vehicle on the side of the road. While the wheel was being replaced, some people were sitting in the bus and others got off. Suddenly, a speeding tempo rammed into the bus. The impact of the crash was so high that the tempo landed in a nearby field while the bus was thrown away from the road at some distance.
The bus was travelling from Malegaon to Tirupati. The tempo driver is absconding. The deceased were identified as Sharad Vitthalrao Devare, Vilas Mahadu Bachav, Jagdish Darkar, and Satish Suryavanshi (all residents of Malegaon). The injured Sanjay Bajirao Sawant, Bharat Gyandev Pagar, Gokul Hiraman Shewale were admitted to a hospital in Osmanabad.
Maharashtra Rains : Rain predicted for next five days in Pune
Pune : Deccan Express | Maharashtra Rains : The city has been receiving showers for the past six days. Heavy showers were witnessed in Pune and its suburbs on Thursday. The met office has predicted light rain for the next five days in the city and its surrounding areas. Heavy rain is predicted in the ghat sections.
The city got heavy showers on Thursday. It recorded 5.6 mm of rainfall while 6.2 mm was recorded at Lohegaon. A red alert was issued in Pune district on Thursday by the Mumbai Meteorological Centre. Losses were reported at many places in the district due to heavy rain…Click for details