Cyrus Mistry Death Reason: Know Mercedes car accident cause, what preliminary probe found - All details here
Cyrus Mistry Car Accident: The officials have noted that prima facie, the luxury car was speeding when the accident took place on Sunday afternoon.
Former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry (54) and his friend Jahangir Pandole were killed in an accident in the Palghar district of Maharashtra on Sunday. Anahita Pandole (55), who was driving the SUV, and her husband Darius Pandole (60), were seriously injured. After the fatal accident, Cyrus Mistry Death Reason is being searched a lot on the internet. Here is all you need to know about accident's cause and what preliminary probe found about the accident - what really happened?
Cyrus Mistry Death Reason
-It appears that Mistry wasn't wearing a seat belt and must have been thrown in front at great velocity once the speeding car crashed into a divider.
What preliminary probe found?
- The car was driven by Mumbai-based gynaecologist Anahita Pandole.
- As per a preliminary probe, over-speeding and the "error of judgement" by the driver caused the accident, a police official said.
- As per the officials, both Mistry and Pandole, seated in the rear, were not wearing seat belts.
Know accident cause: What really happened and led to the accident?
-The officials have noted that prima facie, the luxury car was speeding when the accident took place on Sunday afternoon.
-The Mercedes car covered a distance of 20 km in just nine minutes after crossing the Charoti check post in Maharashtra's Palghar district, 120 km away from Mumbai, as per the police officials.
-The car hit a road divider on a bridge over the Surya river, killing Mistry and Pandole on the spot. Mistry was returning to Mumbai from Ahmedabad when the tragedy struck.
Mercedes-Benz GLC 220d 4MATIC: Features
-The Mercedes-Benz GLC 220d 4MATIC, the SUV former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry was riding in on Sunday, comes with various safety features to protect passengers but just like other high-end cars, it has no airbags for rear seats.
-The 2017 GLC 220d 4MATIC comes with seven airbags overall.
-There are no front-facing airbags for rear passengers in the car and just curtain airbags on the sides.
- And just like any other car, airbags are 'SRS' or Supplementary Restraint System.
- The primary restraint system on cars remains the seat belt.
-It has a 'pre-safe system' where the front seat belts can be electrically pretensioned in hazardous situations.
-As per Mercedes-Benz India website, the GLC's pre-safe system reduces the forward displacement of the occupants during braking or skidding in an impending accident.
-Besides, the kneebag in the model protects legs from contact with the steering column or the dashboard in a severe frontal crash preventing or lessening the severity of injuries.
-It also has a tyre pressure monitoring system which provides warning in the event of a drop in pressure.
Mercedes-Benz GLC 220d 4MATIC: Price
-The latest version of the all wheel drive GLC 220d 4MATIC comes with a price tag upwards of Rs 68 lakh.
(With PTI inputs)
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