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Major accident on Pune-Bengaluru Highway: At least 30 people injured after a tanker crashed into 48 vehicles

After getting the information of the incident, the employees of Pune Fire Department and Metropolitan Region Development Authority have reached the spot for relief and rescue work. The people injured in this incident are currently being evacuated.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: A major accident took place on the Pune-Bengaluru highway on Sunday. In this accident, around 48 vehicles collided with each other. There is news of many people getting injured in the incident. According to sources, this incident took place on Nawale Bridge near Pune. After this accident, there was a jam of several kilometers on the highway. So far, information has not been received that what caused this accident.

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After getting the information of the incident, the employees of Pune Fire Department and Metropolitan Region Development Authority have reached the spot for relief and rescue work. The people injured in this incident are currently being evacuated.

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According to local media reports, the accident happened due to brake failure of a truck container. After brake failure, the truck crushed several vehicles. According to the police, the incident took place at 9 pm.

After the accident with the truck, oil spread on the road due to which other vehicles had difficulty in braking and because of this many vehicles collided with each other.

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Navle Bridge is becoming a hot spot of accidents from last few days. On Friday, a woman was killed after being hit by a speeding car near the bridge on the outer ring road.

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