In a tragic incident, a 35-year-old woman riding a pillion fell off a bridge and plunged to death after a car hit the motorcycle near Mathni in Nagpur district of Maharashtra.
According to information, the woman was going on the two-wheeler with her husband and two minor children when the accident occurred on Nagpur-Bhandara Road, 50 kms from Nagpur.
The deceased woman is identified as Bharati Tijare (35). Meanwhile, her husband Raju Tijare (40), daughter Siddheshwari (8) and son Krishnaram (12), residents of Chirwa village in Mauda tehsil, suffered serious injury in the accident.
The Tijare family was heading towards their village on a motorcycle and a car was also moving behind them. But the driver of the car suddenly lost control over the vehicle, due to which it hit their two-wheeler Mauda police official said.
The impact was so powerful that Tijare’s motorcycle hit the railing off the bridge and Bharati was thrown off. She fell on the bank of the Kanan river below and suffered grievous injuries. Soon after hitting Tijare’s vehicle, the car hit another motorcycle parked on the bridge.