Kopargaon: Two college teachers were injured after a truck carrying sugarcane overturned after hitting a divider and fell over them at Yevla Naka area in Kopargaon on Nagar-Manmad road on Saturday night.
The injured have been identified as Jayesh Gautam and Santosh Selokar. According to the local police station, the duo had come to deliver a lecture at a college in the city. On Saturday night when they were walking at Yevla Naka, a driver lost his control and truck overturned and met with an accident. Following which, the duo came under the truck. They are currently recuperating in the hospital.
Accident of sugarcane loaded vehicles is on the rise; therefore, traffic police is taking all measures to low dow the number of accidents. Recently, many awareness camps on road safety for sugarcane transporters were organized to increase awareness.
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