Five people died in a ghastly accident on Mumbai-Pune Express Highway around midnight. All the deceased are of the same family.
The accident occurred as their Ertiga car dashed against another vehicle coming from the opposite side. The car was going towards Mumbai.
After hitting the vehicle the car fell down on the side of the highway. The five were thrown out of the car as the doors were broken in the accident, which occurred near Borghat. The injured have been shifted to a hospital in Panvel.
The Police were informed by a person commuting on the road. Identity of the deceased was not established. Neither any information about the other vehicle involved in the accident is known.