Thane MACT awards Rs 40 lakh compensation to kin of postman

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Thane, Feb 8 (PTI) The Thane MACT awarded compensation of over Rs 40 lakh to the kin of a postman from Vashi in Navi Mumbai who died in a freak accident in 2014, officials said on Monday.

Allwin Waidande, 38 when the accident took place on August 3, 2014, was run over by a speeding taxi after his motorcycle dashed against a car parked on the road negligently and he landed on the road.

The incident took place under Turbhe police station limits.

In his order of February 2, the detailed copy of which was made available on Monday, Motor Accident Claims Tribunal member RN Rokade ordered that the four opponents, comprising two insurance firms and owners of the car and taxi, pay Waidande's brother and son Rs 40.36 lakh. PTI COR BNM BNM