Thane: 23-year-old women dies after her bike tripped over pothole

The 23-year-old, a practising homeopath, fell from her bike and was crushed by a container truck which was coming from behind.


In a mishap, a homoeopathic doctor died on Wednesday night in Thane after her bike plunged over a pothole. The 23-year-old fell from her bike and was crushed by a container truck which was coming from behind. 

The incident occurred in Dugadphata and the deceased was identified as Neha Alamgir Shaikh. She was riding on her brother's (Shadaf Shaikh) bike who suffered minor injuries. 

Neha, a practising homoeopathic doctor, was going to get married on November 7. The incident happened while they were returning home after shopping for the wedding. 

After the incident, people living in the area also opposed the administration about the pothole issue. The locals blocked the Wada-Bhiwandi national highway. 

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The police have filed a case while booking the 'unidentified' truck driver for "death due to negligence". The police further informed this accident happened after the container truck rammed into the bike. As this happened, the local people alerted the Ganeshpuri taluka police. Later, the body was sent to the IGM Hospital for post-mortem. 

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