Four killed as SUV hits stationary truck in bid to save stray cow in Chandrapur

Four persons, including a couple, were killed and another one was injured after their sports utility vehicle (SUV) rammed into a stationary truck while trying to save a cow sitting in the middle of a road in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra, police said on Saturday.

The accident took place at Kisan Nagar under the jurisdiction of Saoli police station on Chandrapur-Gadchiroli highway late Friday night, they said.

Pankaj Bagde (26), a disc jockey (DJ) from Gadchiroli district, had gone to Chandrapur in the SUV along with his friend Anup Tadulwar (35) to buy some DJ material. Tadulwar`s wife, brother-in-law and a friend were also travelling with them, assistant inspector of Saoli police station Ashish Borkar said.

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“On the return journey after buying the material, the driver lost control over the vehicle while trying to save a cow sitting in the middle of the road. The SUV hit a truck parked on the road, killing four of the occupants on the spot,” he said.

After being alerted, police personnel rushed to the spot and took the injured person to a hospital in Saoli tehsil.

Besides Bagde and Tadulwar, the latter`s wife Maheshwari (24) and Manoj Tirthgiriwar (29) were killed in the accident. The injured person was identified as Surendra Masram (23), he said.

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