Former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry died in a road accident in Palghar near Mumbai on Sunday. According to the police, the car was being driven by a doctor from Mumbai. She is being referred to a gynecologist. Police said that from what has come to the fore in preliminary information, it has been found that the car was speeding. The driver tried to overtake another vehicle from the wrong direction. During this the car collided with the divider.
According to the accident
information, about 120 km from Mumbai, the accident happened at around three in the afternoon, about 120 km from Mumbai. Gynecologist Anahita Pandole was driving the car. Her age is said to be around 55 years. Her husband Darius Pandole was also with her, his age is close to 60 years. Both are injured. Darius' brother Jahangir Pandole has died. His age is said to be 54 years.
Mistry and Jahangir were sitting on the back seats
According to the police, Mistry and Jahangir were sitting on the back seats. Darius was in the front seat. The car was driving unharmed. Eyewitnesses told that the car was being driven by a woman. Due to loss of control, the car collided with the divider on the road.
Preparations to shift both to Mumbai
After the accident, Anahita and Darius were sent to Vapi, Gujarat for treatment. Both were admitted to a private hospital here. Sources quoting a police officer said that both are likely to be brought to a hospital in Mumbai on Monday morning.
Mistry fought a long legal battle
The death of Cyrus Mistry has once again brought to the limelight his long-standing legal dispute with the Tata Group. Mistry, who was appointed chairman of Tata Sons in 2012, was suddenly removed from the post on 24 October 2016. Since then, he has been embroiled in a protracted legal battle for several years with Tata Group chief Ratan Tata and its managing trustee N Venkataraman and other senior officials. The legal battle since then ended in 2021.