Mercedes driver Dr. Anahita Pandole booked by police for rash & negligent driving

The tragic Mercedes Benz SUV crash that claimed the lives of famous businessman Cyrus Mistry and his good friend Jehangir Pandole has led to the motive force of the ill-fated luxurious SUV being booked by the Maharashtra police for rash and negligent driving. Dr. Anahita Pandole was driving the Mercedes Benz GLC luxurious SUV moments earlier than it crashed right into a wall adjoining the bridge on the Ahmedabad-Mumbai freeway. Dr. Pandole is at the moment recuperating at a Mumbai hospital.

Cyrus Mistry crash: Mercedes driver Dr. Anahita Pandole booked by police for rash & negligent driving

Her husband and CEO of JM Monetary – Darius Pandole – was within the entrance passenger seat on the time of crash, and was lately discharged from a Mumbai hospital. Mr. Pandole lately recorded his assertion in regards to the crash, and acknowledged that his spouse Anahita misplaced management whereas overtaking a heavy car because the street unexpectedly transitioned from three lanes to 2.

Right here’s an official assertion from Balasaheb Patil, superintendent of police, Palghar district,

An FIR has been registered towards Dr Anahita Pandole below sections 304A (inflicting dying by negligence), 279 (rash driving or driving on a public method), 337 (inflicting damage to any particular person by doing any act so rashly or negligently as to hazard human life, or the non-public security of others), 338 (inflicting grievous damage to any particular person by doing any act so rashly or negligently as to hazard human life, or the non-public security of others) of the Indian Penal Code, and different sections of the Motor Automobile Act at Kasa police station. We’re but to report her assertion in reference to the case. 

Seatbelts save lives!

The tragic crash that noticed Mr. Cyrus Mistry and Jehnagir Pandole dying almost immediately was one more accident the place the passengers on the rear seat – Mr. Mistry and Mr. Pandole – weren’t sporting seatbelts. Had they worn seatbelts, it’s possible that they might have survived the crash just like the entrance passengers – Anahita and Darius Pandole. Each Dr. Anahita and Darius Pandole had been sporting seatbelts.

How do seatbelts save lives?

Seatbelts are passengers’ first line of defence in automobiles. They work by protecting the passengers secured to the seat throughout a crash, making certain that they don’t endure main whiplash accidents whereas additionally ensuring that they’re not flung round within the automobile, or out of the automobile throughout a crash. Seatbelts additionally be certain that airbags deploy throughout a crash. When seatbelts aren’t worn, airbags is not going to deploy as airbags may cause main burn accidents to individuals who haven’t worn seatbelts.

The aftermath of the Cyrus Mistry crash!

The excessive profile crash has led to the Indian authorities making seatbelts necessary for all passengers in front-facing seats, which incorporates these seated on the rear seats. Police officers throughout many states of India have begun implementing the rear seat-belt rule, fining violators for non-compliance. Quickly, automobiles offered in India may also get rear-seat belt warning chimes as commonplace. Additionally, the federal government has cracked down on on-line marketplaces that promote seat-belt warning chime blockers.

 

 

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