A 55-year-old man came under the rear wheels of a moving BEST bus and died while trying to board it outside a depot in Goregaon (east) Wednesday afternoon. The passengers were asked to deboard after the accident.
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The incident came about around 1 pm when the deceased, recognized as Vasant Ghole, resident of Yeshwant Nagar in Goregaon (west), was ready for a bus to go to a relative’s dwelling.
“Ghole was outside the depot and suddenly realized that the bus was leaving. He ran to board the bus for a few meters while it was taking a turn. He lost his balance and slipped under the rear wheel of the bus. His life may have been saved if the bus had been moving straight,” said an officer from Vanrai police station.
Ghole was declared lifeless earlier than admission. He is survived by his spouse, three sons, and a daughter. He used to work as a housekeeping worker however was presently unemployed. Initially, the driving force of the bus was arrested beneath Section 304 A of the IPC for inflicting dying as a consequence of negligence however later, police scanned CCTV footage and realized it was Ghole’s fault