Thane, Jan 24 (PTI) Two persons were killed after their scooter hit the wall of a flyover and they fell off the bridge in Maharashtra's Thane city on Tuesday, civic officials said.

The accident took place at around 3.30 am on the flyover at Castle Mill Naka when the victims were going towards Thane station from Majiwada, Thane Municipal Corporation's regional disaster management cell chief Avinash Sawant said. Maharashtra Road Accident: Three Dead, Four Injured As Car Hits Truck in Palghar, Investigation Underway.

The scooter rider lost control over the two-wheeler and it hit the protection wall of the flyover, he said. Bengaluru Road Accident: Man Dead as BMTC Bus Mows Down Two-Wheeler Near Sumnahalli Junction.

Both the victims fell from the flyover and received severe injuries. They were rushed to the Thane civil hospital where doctors declared them brought dead, the official said.

The deceased have been identified as Pratik Vinod More (21), resident of Lokmanya Nagar in Thane city, and Rajesh Bechenprasad Gupta (26) from Ulhasnagar town, the official said.

The bodies were sent for post-mortem, he added.

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