According to sources, Sukhdeo Lalji Seth, a Central Railway employee, stepped out for a walk outside his home. He had reached the turning of Kapadia Road in Borivli (East) when a cyclist fell on him. Seth lost his balance and came under the left rear wheel of a BEST bus.

Seth with severe injuries was then taken to the Kandivli hospital. The bus conductor took Seth to the hospital, where he was taken to the X-ray room attached to the casualty. As per Seth’s family, a portion of the x-ray machine fell on him. He was then was immediately taken to the casualty department, where he was declared brought dead.

According to sources, the hospital has set-up an internal inquiry and the x-ray department has been shut until further notice. However, the hospital administration has claimed that the grievous injuries due to the bus accident led to his death.

(JPN)

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