In yet another tragic incident, three people were dead and one other injured after their motorcycle collided head-on with an SUV in Maharashtra's Parbhani district on Sunday, according to police. The injured has been shifted to a nearby hospital and currently undergoing medical treatment. The mishap took place at around 1:30 am near the Parbhani-Selu Road when four persons on a motorcycle were returning after a visit to the Babasaheb Maharaj Mandir in Selu.
Speaking to the news agency PTI, the police official said, "The motorcycle collided with a Mahindra Scorpio coming from Parbhani. Three of the persons on the two-wheeler died instantly while the fourth has been admitted to a nearby hospital with severe injuries".
The deceased have been identified as Sidharth Dawande (28), Avinash Makasre (28) and Shidharth Magar (30). The police have registered a case into the matter and a preliminary investigation is underway to ascertain the reason behind the incident.
(With inputs from agencies)