Former chairman of Tata Sons Cyrus Mistry has died in a road accident while en route from Ahmedabad to Mumbai. Mistry’s car hit a divider in Maharashtra’s Palghar district neighbouring Mumbai.
Mistry was travelling from Ahmedabad to Mumbai in a Mercedes car, a police official said. The accident occurred near the Gujarat-Maharashtra border.
“The accident took place around 3.15 pm, when Mistry was travelling to Mumbai from Ahmedabad. The accident took place on a bridge over the Surya river. It seems an accident,” the police official told news agency PTI.
The other two persons travelling with him, including the car driver, were injured. Others injured have been shifted to a hospital in Gujarat.
The driver reportedly lost control of the vehicle and the car rammed into a divider near a river bridge. He was travelling from Ahmedabad to Mumbai.