The driver, who he lost control of the car, was booked. He was also injured
NAVI MUMBAI: A 56-year-old woman and her husband (58) were killed in accident on the Goa highway on Sunday morning. Their son (28) and the driver (26) sustained injuries.
The family, residents of Goregaon (east), was heading to Malvan, Sindhudurg, in an SUV. Around 8am, driver Nikhil Temkar lost control of the vehicle near the Jakhmata temple in Sangameshwar, Ratnagiri. The vehicle swerved onto the opposite carriageway and collided head-on with a container.
Sub inspector Raj Panhale, of Sangameshwar police, said Temkar was driving at a high speed. “Seema Padval died on the spot, and her husband Jagdish died on Sunday evening, at Dervan Hospital in Sawarde,” said Panhale. He added that their son, Saurabh, and the driver were seriously injured.
Temkar was booked for rash driving and causing death by negligence. A police constable said that container driver, Sanjay Singh (35), had lodged a complaint.