Cab ploughs into them at the Bandra-Worli sea link
- According to news, an eagle was injured because it swooped down and crashed into the windshield of a car on the Bandra-Worli sea link.
- A 43-year-old person, named Amar Jariwala, who was in the vehicle, stopped his driver to try to rescue the bird.
- They then got out of the car to pick up the bird whilst a taxi came out of the second lane and blew them both away.
In a rather tragic and unfortunate twist of fate, a 43-year-old man who stopped at the Bandra Worli Sea Link to save an eagle which had crashed into his vehicle, at Mumbai’s Bandra-Worli Sea Link, was hit by a taxi on May 30. According to reports, the unfortunate event happened at around 1.30 pm on May 30 whilst Amar Manish Jariwala, a resident of the Nepean Sea Road neighbourhood, was journeying to Malad through the Bandra-Worli Sea Link route.
All of a sudden, a kite came below his car, following which Jariwala requested his driver Shyam Sundar Kamat to stop the car. Both got right all the way down to rescue the injured bird. However, as soon as Jariwala picked up the injured bird, a taxi rammed into him. The impact brought on Jariwala to fling into the air and died immediately after falling on the railing.
Both have been later rushed to the closer Lilavati Hospital in which Jariwala was declared dead while his driver was in a critical condition. The deceased businessman’s father Manish Jariwala advised the police that they do not need any action toward the driver as they do not want him to suffer. He additionally cited that his son had loads of compassion for living beings and usually helped and cared for birds and animals.
However, the police stated they’ll not withdraw the First Information Report (FIR) lodged against the driver. “The driver of the taxi needs to drive in such a manner that the car remains in total control. He has to look at objects from a distance of a hundred metres and drive accordingly. We have taken the appropriate action.
The victim’s family don’t want action against the driver however we’ve executed the right thing. We will not take the case back. We will charge sheet him,” stated Anil Koli, a senior inspector at the Worli police station. The incident, which nearby reports stated occurred on May 30, was captured on the CCTV cameras, traumatic clips of which have since gone viral on social media.
The video, which couldn’t be independently confirmed, indicates that the impact of the coincidence become such that it sent both men flying into the air. The accused taxi driver, Ravindrakumar Jaiswar (38), was arrested for inflicting death because of negligence, and for rash and negligent driving.