The last rites of Cyrus Mistry, former chairman of Tata Sons who was killed in a car accident on Sunday, will be played today in Mumbai. The funeral of Cyrus Mistry will take place at the Worli crematorium at 11 a.m.
Mistry was returning from Udwada from Gujarat to Mumbai with three family friends – brothers Darius and Jehangir Pandole, and Darius’ wife, Anahita Pandole when the accident took place.
According to police, the car crashed into a bulkhead at the Charoti Bridge over the Surya River on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad trunk road. Jehangir, 49, who was in the back seat of the Mercedes with Mistry, also died in the accident.
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Meanwhile, a team from German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz, whose car crashed into a road divider, traveled to the scene of the crash, some 100 km from Mumbai, on Monday.
The survivors of the crash, gynecologist Anahita Pandole, who was driving the car, and her husband Darius, were transferred by road Monday morning to a private hospital in Mumbai from Vapi in Gujarat where they were taken shortly after the accident on Sunday. ‘accident. Anahita will undergo surgery once her condition improves, a hospital official said. Her husband was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of the hospital.
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• Cyrus Mistry’s last rites will take place today in Mumbai
Cyrus Mistry’s last rites will take place at Worli Crematorium on Tuesday morning. Most of Mistry’s family members live overseas and were expected to reach Mumbai on Monday evening.
Since the Worli facility opened in 2015, an increasing number of Parsis in Mumbai are choosing to cremate their deceased loved ones instead of sending them to the traditional Towers of Silence to be consumed by vultures.
• Cyrus Mistry’s autopsy reveals injury to vital organs as cause of death
Cyrus Mistry’s autopsy report revealed multiple trauma – severe injury to vital organs – as the cause of death.
JJ Hospital administration completed the autopsy at 2:27 a.m. Monday and sent the report to Casa Police Station, the local police station where the accident took place.
• The Mercedes team visits the accident site
A German luxury team car manufacturer Mercedes-Benzwhose car crashed into a separation wall, killing Mistry and another occupant, drove to the scene of the accident, about 100 km from Mumbai, on Monday, a police official said.
Officials said at first glance the luxury car was accelerating when the crash occurred.
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Sanjay Mohite of the IG Konkan lineup said police would check the car’s brake fluid level. A low brake fluid level causes air to fill the empty spaces in the brake line, resulting in soft brakes. Spongy brake pedals can be dangerous, the manager said. “We will check Mercedes-Benz parameters regarding brake condition. A premium vehicle may provide details such as tire pressure, brake fluid level, etc. the vehicle appears to have been at high speed,” Mohite told reporters.
• Anahita Pandole, husband transferred by road to private hospital in Mumbai
crash survivors, gynecologist Anahita Pandole, who was driving the car, and her husband Darius, were moved by road Monday morning to a private hospital in Mumbai from Vapi in Gujarat where they were taken shortly after the crash on Sunday. Anahita will undergo surgery once her condition improves, a hospital official said. Her husband was admitted to the intensive care unit of the hospital.
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Anahita Pandole (55) suffered a broken hip while Darius (60) suffered jaw fractures causing airway obstruction, a doctor said. Anahita was driving the car en route to Mumbai from Gujarat when it hit a divider on the Surya River Bridge in Palghar district. Darius was sitting in the front seat.
• About the accident that killed Cyrus Mistry and his friend
Former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry was traveling from Udwada in Gujarat to Mumbai with three family friends – brothers Darius and Jehangir Pandole, and Darius’ wife Anahita Pandole when the car crashed into a divider at the Charoti Bridge over the Surya River on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad National Highway.
Cyrus Mistry and Jehangir Pandole, both sitting in the back seat of the Mercedes, died in the crash.
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Cyrus Mistry and Jahangir Pandole were not wearing a seat belt According to a preliminary investigation, a police official said, adding that excessive speed and “misjudgment” by the driver caused the crash.
The bodies of Mistry and her friend Jahangir Pandole were kept in the morgue of JJ Government Hospital, Mumbai.
(With PTI inputs)
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