Maharashtra: Three of family dead, four hurt in grisly road accident
Palghar (Maharashtra), January 8, 2023
Three persons died and four others were seriously injured -- all from a single family -- in a ghastly road accident while proceeding from Nala Sopara town here to Bhilad in Gujarat, police said on Sunday.
The accident occurred this afternoon shortly after the van in which they were travelling crossed the Mahalaxmi Bridge on the road towards Gujarat and crashed into a truck, under the jurisdiction of the Palghar police.
The impact of the crash was quite severe, and the van in which they were travelling was badly damaged.
The victims have been identified as -- Narottam C. Rathod, 65, his son Ketan R. Rathod, 32, and a one-year old grandchild, Arvi Dipesh Rathod.
The injured persons are Narottam's other son Dipesh N. Rathod, 35, who was driving the van, his wife Tejal, their two-year-old daughter Snehal, and his mother, Madhu N. Rathod, 58, who have been rushed to a nearby hospital.
The family hailed from Nala Sopara town.
The Kasa Police is investigating the incident, said an official.