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Actor Shabana Azmi Injured In Car Accident On Mumbai- Pune Expressway

Actor Shabana Azmi Was Injured In An Accident On Saturday Afternoon On The Mumbai-Pune Expressway In Maharashtra's Raigad District, Official Said.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Victor Dasgupta | Updated on: 18 Jan 2020, 05:53:21 PM
Actor Shabana Azmi Injured In Car Accident On Mumbai- Pune Expressway

Actor Shabana Azmi Injured In Car Accident On Mumbai- Pune Expressway (Photo Credit: News Nation Reporter)

New Delhi:

Actor Shabana Azmi was injured in an accident on Saturday afternoon on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway in Maharashtra's Raigad district, official said. The incident took place around 3.30 pm near Khalapur, over 60 km from Mumbai, when the car in which she was traveling rammed into a truck, said Raigad Superintendent of Police Anil Paraskar.

"She (Shabana Azmi) was rushed to MGM hospital in Navi Mumbai and was undergoing treatment," Anil Paraskar said.

According to the news agency ANI, Javed Akhtar was also present in the car, but he is safe. Their vehicle was hit by a truck while they were travelling from Pune to Mumbai.

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The Raigad Police have even issued an official statement regarding the accident. It reads as "Shabana Azmi and her driver was injured in an accident near Khalapur on Pune-Mumbai Expressway. While they were driving from Pune to Mumbai their vehicle hit by a truck on the expressway. Javed Akhtar was also present in the car who is safe. Both the injured have been shifted to MGM Hospital."

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First Published : 18 Jan 2020, 04:56:50 PM