New Delhi: A preliminary police investigation revealed that the former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry was driving a luxury car that was overspeeding and neither of them was wearing a seat belt when the vehicle crashed into a wall, killing both Mistry and Jahangir Pandole. The car travelled 20 kilometres in just 9 minutes after passing through the Charoti checkpoint in Palghar.
The checkpoint’s CCTV footage was reviewed, according to the police, at around 2:21 p.m. According to police, who were quoted by PTI, the accident happened at around 2.30 p.m. while the Mercedes was on a bridge over the Surya river, 20 kilometres from the checkpoint. According to the report, this demonstrates that the car travelled this distance in only nine minutes. a mistake in judgement.
Dr. Anahita Pandole, a renowned gynaecologist in Mumbai, was operating the silver Mercedes while Mr. Mistry was seated in the back.
The couple in the front seats, Anahita and her husband Darius, suffered serious injuries and are currently receiving medical attention. Today morning, Anahita and Darirus will probably be taken to a hospital in Mumbai. After the incident, they were transported to a private hospital in Vapi, Gujarat.
The driver and the passenger in the front seat are thought to have been saved by the airbags. Images of the Mercedes following the collision reveal that the back side of the vehicle was not damaged.