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One labourer dies, 18 injured in road accident in Thane
Maharashtra

One labourer dies, 18 injured in road accident in Thane

Agency News

Thane, Jul 21 : A contract labourer died and at least 19 other people were injured, some of them seriously, after a tempo they were travelling in overturned on the Saket bridge here on Sunday.

The tempo, ferrying the daily wage earners to their work of trimming trees in Mumbai for the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, overturned this morning, police said.As the driver of the tempo was drunk, the vehicle met with an accident, injuring around 20 occupants including the driver.

All the injured have been admitted to Thane civil and Kalwa hospital for treatment, where the labourer later succumbed. Police are still trying to ascertain the name of the deceased and other details, sources added
(UNI)