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Caught on Camera: Speeding taxi kills businessman, driver who stopped to save bird on Bandra-Worli Sea Link in Mumbai

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.

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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