Mumbai: On tragic Tuesday morning, six people including a couple and their six-month-old daughter from Mumbai were killed in a road accident on the Mumbai-Goa highway in Ratnagiri, while five others were injured in this accident. The deceased have been identified as Rajesh Shivgan (24), Pankaj Ghanekar (25), Priyanka Upalkar (21) Hanumant Magalkar (35), Manasi Magalkar (30) and their six-month-old daughter Bhargavi. However, the police are yet to identify the injured persons.
Police inspector Vikas Gawde of Lanja police station said that a Maruti Versa, which was carrying 11 people, was on its way from Mumbai to Rajapur when it took a turn at high speed on a sharp curve.
Alert eyewitnesses to the tragic accident immediately called the Ratnagiri police control room, and the information was passed to the Lanja police station.