palm-beach-accidents-1Nearly 20 students had a narrow escape when a tyre of their school bus came off on Palm Beach Road. It is imperative for schools to not neglect maintenance of school buses carrying students. The accidents of schools buses off late has thus, become a reason of concern. Recently the tyre of a school bus of Sanpada’s Seventh Adventis School came off at Palm Beach Road. The driver’s immediate control saved students traveling in the bus. However, such accidents can even end up seriously injuring students, hence vigilance on part of schools is very important. On the hand, in yet another freak accident, dumper number being MH 43 E 6033 hit a Tata Safari. The dumper was headed towards CBD from Vashi while the Tata Safari was coming from CBD and was heading towards Nerul. At the Nerul junction, the dumper moving at a very high speed hit the Safari with such force that the car skid for 20 feet. The four persons sitting in the car were severely injured and admitted to the nearby hospital. One is in critical condition. The driver ran away immediately after the accident. Even though heavy vehicles are not permitted on Palm Beach Road, at any time of the day one can see them plying through this road. The little check by the traffic police and no strict action against those violating norms are the main reasons for most of the accidents between motorists and heavy vehicles.

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