Man, son killed in road mishap in Mumbai

United News of India

Mumbai, September 24, 2011

A 31-year-old man and his 5-year-old son were killed and his wife injured when their motorcycle was hit from behind by a 10-wheeler container truck at Mankhurd in north-east Mumbai, police said today.

The incident occurred yesterday when Aziz-ul-hassan Khan was crossing the Mankhurd flyover on his motorcycle with his wife Shabana and son Altaf. Both Khan and his son died on the spot, while his wife was admitted to the Sion hospital with head injuries.

The truck driver Saidul Masarla, a resident of Andhra Pradesh, was arrested after the mishap, police said.

The family from Indira Nagar in the area was heading towards Dongri to meet a relative when the mishap occurred, police added.