5 Women Crushed to Death by Speeding SUV in Pune

Pune: Five women died and three others were seriously injured when a speeding mowed them down on Nashik-Pune highway near Shiroli village of Pune district in Maharashtra on Monday night. This accident occurred while the women were crossing the road.
According to police sources, at around 10.45 PM on Monday night, a group of 17 women was crossing the highway near Shiroli village, about 50 km from Pune. They worked for a catering firm and were on their way to a marriage hall on the other side of the highway. All of them had come from Pune.
While the women were crossing the highway, a speeding SUV crashed into them, causing critical injury to at least eight. After the accident, the SUV driver sped away to Pune.
Two women died on the spot. Three others succumbed to their injuries in a hospital. The other injured are undergoing treatment. Police are trying to identify and arrest the accident-causing SUV driver.

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