A passenger traveling in auto rickshaw died while three others including the driver sustained injuries when a civic bus rammed into the three-wheeler at Vasai on Friday.
The Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation ( VVMC) bus was passing through Sativali in Vasai ( east). The auto carrying three passengers was headed from Naigaon to Vasai.
The bus carrying passengers rammed into the auto killing Chandr Bhan (45), a Naigaon resident on the spot. Two others Daya Ram and Ram Nagesh, travelling in the auto sustained injuries. The auto driver also sustained injuries. They are being treated at a nearby hospital.
The bus driver and passengers did not sustain any injury.
The bus driver has been held and the vehicle has been seized.
A case of causing death due to negligence will be registered against the bus driver.
VVMC buses are run by contractual drivers.