12 Dead And Over 20 Injured In Major Accident On Samruddhi Expressway

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Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar 15th Oct 2023: In yet another accident reported on Samruddhi Expressway, 12 people have lost their lives while over 20 were injured. The accident was reported near Vaijapur in Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar district in the wee hours on Sunday.

According to officials, a tempo traveller crashed into a truck from behind causing this major accident. A total of 35 people were travelling in the bus of which 12 have died while over 20 of them have been injured. The injured have been rushed to the nearby government hospital in Vaijapur and Chhattisgarh Sambhajinagar.


According to the highway police, the deceased include 5 men, 6 women and 1 child. The Identity of the deceased is being ascertained. The injured include Pooja Sandip Aswale, Vaishali Sandip Aswale, Jyoti Dipak Kekade, Dagu Sukhdev Mhaske, Gautam Bhaskar Tapase, Shantabai Namdev Mhaske, Durga, Dhanashree Lakhan Solanke, Lakhan Shankar Solanke, Sonali Appasaheb Tribhuvan, Shrihari Dipak Kekane, Samrat Dipak Kekane, Sandesh Sandip Aswale, Anil Lahanu Sable, Prakash Hari Gangurde, Tanmay Laxman Kamble, Sandip Raghunath Aswale, Yashwant Vilas Sable, Girjeshwari Sandip Aswale and two more children whose identity is yet to be ascertained.


According to the officials, the deceased were returning from Buldhana district after visiting Baba Sailani Dargah towards Nashik at the time of incident.