Vasco: Prakash Vishwasrao, a 38-year-old Navy recruit from Mumbai, died in a tragic accident at Sancoale on Thursday.
Vishwasrao was knocked down by a tanker when he was travelling on scooter at Upasnagar, Sancoale. The pillion rider was grievously injured in the accident.
According to eye witnesses, the tanker knocked down the riders on scooter and were later Vishwasrao was crushed under the wheels of the tanker.
The pillion rider has suffered multiple fractures and is undergoing treatment in GMC. The driver of the tanker has been arrested. Muttappa Vasakatti (52) has been booked for rash and negligent driving.
This is the second fatal accident on this junction in a matter of a month. [H]