Police said pedestrians are not allowed to cross the Pune-Mumbai expressway. (Express file photo)
A 52-year-old resident of Baur village was killed after he was knocked down by a speeding vehicle and later run over by several vehicles along the Pune-Mumbai Expressway on Wednesday evening.
Ashok Magar, who was crossing the expressway at around 8 pm, collapsed after he was knocked down by a vehicle. However, he died after several other vehicles ran over him. Police rushed to the spot after receiving information about the dismembered body.
“Several vehicles pass every minute at a very high speed on the expressway. An investigation is underway to confirm which vehicle knocked him down, causing his death,” a police officer said.
A case has been registered at Kamshet police station.
Police said pedestrians are not allowed to cross the expressway.
The body was handed over to Magar's family after postmortem.