17 dead, 25 injured in accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway

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Pune, June 5 : In a tragic accident, 17 persons were killed and over 25 others were seriously injured in an accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway near Panvel on Sunday morning.

The accident took place when a luxury bus going to Mumbai from Satara, hit a stationary Innova and Swift car.

One of the cars had got its tyre punctured, while the other one had halted to help it out.

The luxury bus driver lost control and rammed into the two vehicles. One of them was thrown over a divider, while the bus and second fell 15 feet down the road.

The injured persons are being treated at MGM hospital in Kamothe.