Marathi singer Geeta Mali dies in road accident; husband left injured
Noted Marathi singer Geeta Mali was killed while her husband Vijay sustained injuries when their car met a head-on collision with a tanker here on Thursday.
The accident occurred at 1500 hours when the Mali couple’s car collided with a tanker at the Lahe Phata near Shahapur on the Mumbai-Agra National Highway, stated Sahapur Police Station Inspector Ghanasyam Adhav.
A seriously injured Geeta was taken to the Sahapur rural hospital, however, she succumbed to her injuries while her husband is undergoing treatment, said reports.
Offence against the tanker driver has been booked under IPC section 304A (causing death by negligence) as well as the Motor Vehicles Act, apprised police, and added that no arrest has been made yet.
The 40-year-old singer returned to India nearly after two months of the US tour, and was the owner of the Geet Ganga musical band.