Former chairman of Tata Sons Cyrus Mistry was travelling in a Mercedes car when the car hit a road divider in Maharashtra’s Palghar district. He was travelling from Gujarat to Mumbai with three others- Anahita Pandole, Darius Pandole and Jahangir Pandole when the accident took place.
Anahita Pandole and her husband Darius survived the crash while Cyrus Mistry and Jahangir Pandole were killed. It was Anahita who was driving the car when the accident took place at around 3 p.m. on Sunday. The accident took place on the bridge over the Surya river. Anahita was over speeding and tried to overtake another vehicle from the wrong side when the accident occured. The injured Anahita and her husband have been shifted to Gujarat for treatment.
Maharashtra deputy Chief Minister and home minister Devendra Fadnavis have asked the police to conduct an investigation.