A major accident took place near Khalapur in Raigad district on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway on Tuesday morning. The impact of the accident was so hard that four vehicles crash into each other in which four died on the spot while four people injured were rushed to the hospital.

According to the sources, around 8.12 am in the morning a trailer was heading towards Mumbai when another trailer hits from rear. The impact was so hard that both trailer bent into other lanes. At the same time a tempo was moving on the same lane, when the two trailer collided the tempo man lost control and toppled on the road. A car which was coming from back to avoid accident hit one of the trailer on the highway. A huge traffic jam at the expressway, it took two hours to clear the traffic.

Three persons travelling in the car and the driver of one trailer and  suffered severe injuries in the accident and they died. Four others have suffered injuries and they have been rushed MGM hospital in Kamothe by some local people, said police official from Khopoli police station.

The police have sent the body for the postmortem and registered a case of accidental death. Further the investigation is going on.

(Source: HT)