Yesterday, a car accident claimed the lives of Cyrus Mistry, a former chairman of Tata Sons, and his friend Jehangir Pandole. Now that information about the accident is appearing online. The incident occurred close to Mumbai in Palghar. Cyrus Mistry and Jehangir Pandole were both not wearing seat belts at the time of the car accident, according to Maharashtra Police officials looking into it. The car travelled the 20 km distance in only 9 minutes, the officials add. 20 kilometres in 9 minutes means that the car’s average speed was over 130 kilometres per hour, well above the posted limit.
Supplemental restraint systems include airbags. Moreover, airbags only function in almost all modern vehicles when seatbelts are fastened. This is due to the fact that airbags use explosives to deploy, and if an airbag strikes a passenger who isn’t wearing a seatbelt, it may result in the passenger being seriously burned or injured. In the event of an accident, seatbelts also keep the passenger from being thrown around the vehicle. This is why it’s crucial that everyone in the car buckle up.
On their way back to Mumbai from the Iranshah fire temple in Udvada, Gujarat, Cyrus Mistry and three of his friends. The temple had been visited by Cyrus and his friends as part of their religious rite. The car also contained Cyrus Mistry, a former chairman of Tata Sons, Anahita, a former independent director of Tata Global Beverages, Darius, the managing director of JM Financial’s private equity division, and Jehangir, a former director of consulting firm KPMG’s Global Strategy Group in London.
After eating lunch at a friend’s hotel, Cyrus Mistry and his friends left Udvada. Officers and Police Superintendent Palghar Balasaheb Patil went to the accident site. Anahita was operating the vehicle, based on the information that is currently available. She lost control of the car as it crossed the Surya River on an old bridge. Two bridges cross the river, and after paying the Charoti toll, the car had travelled 20 kilometres.
The driver may have become confused about the bridge, according to police officers who responded to the accident scene. She might not have known which bridge to cross. The statements of the hurt people will be recorded by the police. Behind the co-passenger seat was Cyrus Mistry, and behind the driver was Jehangir. Medical superintendent Pradeep Dhodi said both Cyrus and Jehangir were brought in dead. Both of them died of serious head injuries.
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