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Woman crossing road dies after hit by tanker

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A 32-year-old woman died after being hit by a water tanker in area of suburban Santa Cruz today, police said.

The accident occurred near CST Road at around 3:30 PM when Chandani Vishwakarma was crossing road when a water tanker knocked her down, a said.

She was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she was declared dead before admission, he said.

The deceased was a resident of Saat Rasta in suburban Mahalaxmi.

The tanker driver, identified as (25), was arrested under sections 304 (a) (causing death due to negligence) and 279 (rash driving) of the IPC, the said.

have seized the tanker.

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 22:25 IST