Wanting to save an injured eagle on the Worli Sea Link route, a businessman and his driver were killed by a speeding taxi.
A 43-year-old businessman and his driver, who got off their car to save an injured eagle on Bandra-Worli Sea Link route in Mumbai, were killed by a speeding taxi that was zipping in the same lane, police said on Friday.
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The CCTV footage of the accident has now gone viral on social media.
The tragic accident happened on May 30 when businessman Amar Manish Jariwala, a resident of the city’s posh Nepean Sea Road, was going towards Malad, an official said.
"En route on Bandra Worli Sea Link, a bird was hit by their car, following which Jariwala got down to save the injured bird. A speeding taxi hit Jariwala and his driver Shyam Sundar Kamat. Jariwala was declared dead on arrival by doctors of a nearby hospital, while Kamat died post-admission," he said.
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