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Three killed as their two-wheeler collides with dumper on bridge in Mumbai

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Mumbai, Jan 16 (PTI) Three persons, including two women, were killed after the two-wheeler they were going on collided with a dumper coming from the opposite direction on a bridge at Parel in central Mumbai on Tuesday morning, police said.

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The accident took place at 6.15 am, when the trio - aged between 22 and 25 years - was going towards south Mumbai, an official said.

"The two-wheeler rider lost control over the vehicle, due to which it jumped the divider and collided with a dumper coming from the opposite direction," he said.

They were rushed to a nearby hospital, where they were declared dead, he said.

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"All the deceased were college friends and one of them worked in a call centre at Sakinaka," he said.

A case of accidental death was registered at the Bhoiwada police Station, he said.

Police suspect that the sleepiness experienced by the two-wheeler rider could have led to the accident, he said, adding that a probe into the case was on.

Two of the deceased were identified as Tanish Patange (24) and Renuka Tamrakar (25), the police said. PTI DC NP

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