Spouse, Youngsters Of Highway Accident Sufferer To Get Rs 1.49 Crore Compensation

The claimants are residents of Hinjewadi in Pune. (Representational)


The Thane Motor Accident Claims Tribunal has ordered {that a} compensation of Rs 1.49 crore be paid to a 39-year-old lady and her two kids after her husband was killed in an accident involving his automotive and a personal bus on Pune-Mumbai Expressway in Might 2018.

MACT member Wali Mohammed directed Neeta Excursions and Travels and insurer The New India Assurance Co. Ltd. to make the fee to the claimants together with an curiosity of seven per cent every year from the date of submitting of the petition inside two months.

The order was handed on June 6 and its copy was made obtainable on Wednesday.

The tribunal additionally directed the insurer to first make the fee of the compensation after which it’s at liberty to get well the quantity from the proprietor of the car.

The claimants- Shubhra Shrivastava and her children- are residents of Hinjewadi in Pune.

RC Yadav, the counsel for the claimants, knowledgeable the tribunal that the lifeless Saurabh Shrivastava (then aged 35) was working as Deputy Supervisor, Built-in Entry Lead (IANI) with Reliance Jio Infocom Ltd.

On Might 21, 2018, a personal bus rammed into his automotive from behind on the Pune-Mumbai Expressway. Shrivastava, who was on the wheel, suffered critical accidents and was rushed to a hospital at Kamothe in Navi Mumbai the place docs declared him introduced lifeless.

Because the proprietor of the bus was not current, the tribunal handed the order ex-parte.

The insurer was represented by advocate PB Nair who argued that the declare quantity was exorbitant and the declare isn’t maintainable.

“The opinion within the postmortem report is enough to consider the end result of demise of the deceased in a vehicular accident,” the order acknowledged. 

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