Mumbai: In a tragic incident, a 36-year-old woman biker from Bandra was killed after she lost control of her Bullet on a pothole-ridden road from Dahanu to Jawahar Road, fell down and came under the rear tyre of a truck on Sunday morning. Police said Jagruti Hogale, a homemaker, died on the spot due to severe injuries.
The accident happened around 9am when Jagruti, a member of the Bikerni Biker Club, an association of women bikers across India, and two other women were on a road trip to Dahanu, 115km from Mumbai.
All of them had their helmets and other gear on while riding.
Jagruti’s rider partners who were on their motorbikes, said that she fell from her Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 on hitting a pothole. And before she could get up, a truck ran over her, they said.
Police have registered case of accidental death and detained the truck driver.