In an incident of pothole tragedy, A biker In Mumbai was killed on Sunday after she hit a pothole on the highway and was crushed under a truck.
Jagruti Hogale, 35, a resident of Bandra was a part of women-only bikers’. Around 9 am yesterday, Ms. Hogale and her friends were heading from Bandra in Mumbai to Jawhar, a popular holiday spot when she apparently tried to overtake a truck.
“Due to the pothole, she lost balance and her head came under the rear tyre of the truck she was trying to overtake. She could not spot the pothole as it was filled with water,” said an official from Kasa police station.
Her friends were just behind her on their bikes. By the time they caught up, she was dead, say the police.
Jagruti was a bike enthusiast. Her social media profile is filled with pictures of her trips and bike rallies that she participated in for gender equality.
This is the fourth death in a year on the Dahanu-Jawhar Road wherein a biker from Mumbai has died.