Mumbai, July 8: The use of banned pavel blocks to construct road claimed yet another life in Kalyan. A 40-year-old school attendant who was riding pillion on a friend's bike during heavy rains died after the vehicle on the arterial Agra Road on Saturday evening.
Manisha Bhoir, an attendant at KC Gandhi school in Kalyan, crushed under a private bus after the bike slipped on hitting one the gaping gaps between the paver blocks, reported Times of India. The accident took place when Manisha was on her way back home from school.
Kalyan Accident Video
As it was raining, a friend on bike offered her lift. The incident was captured in a CCTV camera installed at a roadside shop. Locals blamed Kalyan-Dombivali municipal corporation as civic apathy was clearly seen as banned paver blocks were used to build the road.
A similar incident happened on June 2 when eight-year- old Aarav Atrale, who was travelling on his father's bike, died after their vehicle skidded off the road due to gaps between paver blocks.