Tragedy Strikes on Pune-Bengaluru Highway: Journalist Killed As Speeding Truck Hits Him Near Wakad  

Tragedy Strikes on Pune-Bengaluru Highway: Journalist Killed As Speeding Truck Hits Him Near Wakad

Tragedy Strikes on Pune-Bengaluru Highway: Journalist Killed As Speeding Truck Hits Him Near Wakad

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In a tragic incident on Sunday night, a pedestrian was fatally struck by a speeding truck on the bustling Mumbai-Bangalore highway. The victim, identified as 42-year-old Sharad Vasant Gaikwad from Chinchwad, lost his life instantly due to the impact.

According to police reports, the accident occurred near Decathlon at Tathawade, when Sharad Gaikwad was crossing the road. A truck, traveling from Mumbai, collided with Gaikwad, leading to the fatal outcome. Sharad worked for national television as a journalist. 

Upon receiving the distressing news, Hinjawadi police swiftly responded to the scene. A case has been registered against the truck driver at the Hinjawadi police station, as investigations into the incident are currently underway.

Incidents like these highlight the dangers faced by pedestrians on busy highways, urging authorities to implement stricter safety measures. The local community mourns the loss of Sharad Gaikwad and hopes for justice as the investigation progresses.

For now, residents are reminded to exercise caution and adhere to traffic regulations when navigating busy roadways.

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