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Two Ahmedabad residents dead in car crash after driving at 160 kmph

Tragedy struck when a group of five young men embarked on a journey from Mumbai to Ahmedabad, resulting in a fatal car crash on May 2. The incident, occurring in the early hours between 3:30 and 4:30 am, involved individuals aged between 22 and 27 who were recording themselves while driving.

Nitin Kumar Edited By: Nitin Kumar @Niitz1 Ahmedabad Updated on: May 15, 2024 22:56 IST
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In a devastating turn of events, a journey from Mumbai to Ahmedabad ended in tragedy for five young men on May 2, as their Maruti Suzuki Brezza crashed, resulting in two fatalities. The incident, occurring between 3:30 and 4:30 am, involved individuals aged between 22 and 27, who were reportedly recording themselves while driving at high speed.

Video evidence

According to NDTV, a video capturing the journey showcased loud music and an Instagram live stream, with the occupants sharing their drive with their online audience. The video footage revealed the SUV's speedometer reaching 160 kmph, with passengers urging the driver to accelerate further.

Fatal outcome

As the video progresses, the reckless driving culminates in a crash, with the sound of brakes screeching. Sadly, the collision resulted in the loss of Aman Mehboobbhai Sheikh and Chiragkumar K. Patel's lives, both residents of Ahmedabad. Other occupants sustained injuries and were promptly attended to by medical personnel.

Investigation and legal action

The fatal crash occurred near Adas in Gujarat, approximately 100 kilometres from Ahmedabad, when the SUV collided with a tree. The driver, identified as Mustafa, also known as Shahbad Khan Pathan, faces charges in connection with the incident, as per reports from NDTV.

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