9 killed in truck-van collision on Mumbai- Goa Highway | Mumbai news

Nine people were killed and a four-year-old boy was injured after a truck coming from the wrong side collided with their Eeco car on Mumbai- Goa Highway at Repoli village in Maharashtra’s Raigad district around 5am on Thursday, police said.

Around 10 people from Mumbai were on their way to their home town in Ratnagiri when the accident happened and the four-year-old boy is the only survivor among them.

“The only survivor as of now is a four-year-old boy. He has been shifted to hospital. The names and addresses of the victims are not clear yet,” a police officer from Goregaon police station said.

Raigad Superintendent of police (SP) Somnath Charge, who visited the spot said, “Rescue operations were immediately started after the accident. The traffic on the road is cleared. Of the deceased, five are men, three women and one small girl.”

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