Thane, 17th October 2022: An incident took place in Shilphata where a truck driver, who tried to save a two-wheeler driver who was rushing from the front, overturned his truck in a field. Two people in the truck were killed, with one seriously injured. The incident took place on Sunday evening. Dinesh Gond and Chintaman Khutade died in the accident, and Sharad Wagh was injured. This case has been registered based on the complaint given by Wagh. After the accident, the incident was registered at Daighar police station.
Five to six people, including Dinesh Gond, Chintaman Khutade, and Sharad Wagh, work at a brick kiln. On Sunday evening, all of them had left for Taloja with bricks in a truck. Dinesh, Chintaman, Sharad and two other labourers were sitting on the bricks at the back of the truck. When the truck reached Wakalan village in Shilphata, a person was coming towards the truck with a fast bike. The truck driver tried to take the truck on the left side to save the two-wheeler driver. But the truck driver lost control.
At the same time, other labourers sitting on the bricks jumped out of the truck. But Dinesh, Chintaman and Sharad could not jump out. Dinesh and Chintaman were seriously injured and died when the truck overturned in the field. Sharad is undergoing treatment in a private hospital. A case has been registered at Daighar police station regarding this accident.