Pune (PTI): Three persons died after the car they were travelling in crashed into a stationary truck on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway on Friday morning, said an official.

Police said that the incident took place around 7.30 am near the Talegaon toll plaza on the busy carriageway.

"The car was travelling from Mumbai to Pune. It hit a loaded stationary truck, which was parked on the roadside. All three occupants, all male, died on the spot," said a police official from Shirgaon police station.

He added that the impact was so powerful that the car nearly went under the truck.


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Bengaluru Urban District: In view of the Bandh call by various organizations including Pro-Kannada outfits in the city on Tuesday, the Bengaluru Urban District Deputy Commissioner K.A. Dayananda announced on Monday that schools and colleges in the city will remain closed on September 26. 

The decision has been taken as a precautionary measure in the interest of students, read the release.