Friday, December 19, 2008

Former Mayor Sanjeev Naik Pays visit to the victims of Deadly MSRTC Accident That Killed 21

November 3, 2008
In a shocking incident, the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation bus that was traveling from Thane to Diveghar plunged into a deep gorge in the Ghonse ghat in Raigad district on Saturday, leaving 21 dead and several injured. Former Mayor Sanjeev Naik paid a visit to those admitted in the hospital.
Most of the passengers on the fated bus were on their way back from Mumbai and Thane after celebrating Diwali with relatives. The bus was on its way to Diveghar from Thane. 21 of the travellers lost their lives while around 36 were injured. The injured were admitted in Sion Hospital. Paying a visit to the injured in this traumatic accident was former Mayor Sanjeev Naik and MLC from Thane Jitendra Ahwad. We spoke to the dean of the hospital regarding the case.
MSRTC officials have stated that compensation of Rs 1 lakh would be compensated to the families of the deceased and full medical compensation would be given to the injured.

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