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3 youths killed as car hits divider near Sangvi - Pune - India
PUNE: Three youths, two of them management students, died on the spot after their speeding car hit a road divider and crashed into another car near Sangvi phata on the Aundh-Wakad road around 12.15 am on Sunday. The Sangvi police have identified the deceased as Rohit Patil (25) of Pimple Saudagar, Shrinath Nair (19) of Vimannagar and Rahul Iyer (19) of Dombivli, Mumbai. Their friend, Naman Shah (19), sustained severe injuries in the accident. Assistant inspector Shabbir Sayed of the Sangvi police told TOI that the four friends were heading towards Wakad. "As they reached Sangvi phata after crossing the Rajiv Gandhi bridge at Aundh, Patil, who was driving, lost control of the vehicle and crashed into the divider. The impact was such that the car crossed the divider and rammed into the other car which was heading towards Aundh," he said. The police had to summon a crane to pull out the four friends stuck in the car. "However, Patil, Nair and Iyer had died on the spot. Shah has sustained severe leg injuries. The driver of the other car suffered minor injuries," Sayed said. Patil was working with an IT company while Nair and Iyer were management students at a private college in the city.