MUMBAI: Former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry has passed away on Sunday in a road accident after his car hit a divider in Maharashtra’s Palghar district neighbouring Mumbai, a police official said.
Mistry was travelling from Ahmedabad to Mumbai in a Mercedes car, he said.
“The accident took place around 3.15 pm, when Mistry was travelling to Mumbai from Ahmedabad. The accident took place on a bridge over the Surya river. It seems an accident,” the police official said.
Maharashtra | Former Chairman of Tata Sons, Cyrus Mistry died in a car crash at around 3pm in the Palghar area today— ANI (@ANI) September 4, 2022
A total of four people were travelling in the vehicle; two, including Cyrus Mistry, died, said police. pic.twitter.com/n48hZirTeQ
Mistry and four others were going towards Palghar. The accident took place about two hours ago after the driver lost control and banged in a river bridge. Mistry suffered serious injuries and was rushed to a hospital, which declared him dead.
NCP MP Supriya Sule in a tweet said: “Devastating News My Brother Cyrus Mistry passed away. Can’t believe it. Rest in Peace Cyrus.”
Devastating News My Brother Cyrus Mistry passed away. Can’t believe it.— Supriya Sule (@supriya_sule) September 4, 2022
Rest in Peace Cyrus. pic.twitter.com/YEz7VDkWCY
The other two persons travelling with him, including the car driver, were injured. All the injured persons have been shifted to a hospital in Gujarat.
More details will be obtained from them, according to the police.