Twelve dead in separate road mishaps in Maharashtra

28 Dec 2017

Twelve persons were killed in two road accidents in Nashik and Nandurbar districts in north Maharashtra early today, police said. While seven people lost their lives after an autorickshaw collided with an unidentified vehicle near Shemli village on Malegaon-Satana road in Nashik district, five others were killed in a truck-autorickshaw collision in Nandurbar district, police said. In the Malegaon-Satana road accident, the deceased were six small-time vendors and driver of the autorickshaw. According to a police officer, the vendors, who sold toys and other items, were going to a local fair in Satana town, around 75 kms from Nashik, when the incident took place around 6 am.