Police said the Toyota Innova car, which was coming towards Bandra, crashed into a Mercedes, just 100 meters before the toll post. In an attempt to flee the scene, the car then hit several other vehicles at the toll queue.
Tragedy struck Mumbai as a speeding SUV caused a multi-car collision at the toll plaza on the Bandra-Worli Sea Link, resulting in three fatalities and injuring 12 others. The incident occurred around 10:15 pm when a Toyota Innova, heading towards Bandra, collided with a Mercedes just 100 meters before the toll post. In an attempt to escape the scene, the Innova then struck several other vehicles in the toll queue.
The crash claimed the lives of two women and one man. After the initial collision, the SUV accelerated and collided with two to three more vehicles at the toll plaza, damaging a total of six vehicles. Many individuals sustained injuries, with three fatalities and two others in serious condition, according to senior police officer Krishnakant Upadhyay.
The driver of the Toyota Innova, who suffered minor injuries, has been arrested, and his vehicle has been seized.
The 5.6 kilometre long, eight-lane Bandra-Worli Sea Link which connects Bandra in West Mumbai to Worli in South Mumbai. has seen several car crashes in the recent months.