Uttam Kashinath Tupe (age 22) and tractor driver Vilas Keru Tupe (age 35) Tupe were carrying tomatoes for sale in a tractor-trolley at Pandhurli sub-market. While returning home after selling tomatoes, his trolley was hit hard by a speeding truck (MH 15 CJ 5100) coming from behind. In this incident, the truck dragged the tractor for about 100 meters. Both the vehicles stopped as the trolley stuck to a tree. But Uttam Tupe died after getting stuck in a trolley and a tree. Tractor driver Vilas Tupe and Rambhau Girhe (age 55) were seriously injured. After the accident, the truck driver left the vehicle and absconded.
After this incident, Belu Sarpanch Prakash Tupe, Chandrakant Vaje, Suraj Vaje, Kailas Vaje, Rahul Vaje removed the trolley and removed Tupe’s body with the help of JCB. After the accident, angry youths broke the windows of the truck. Due to this accident, the traffic on Sinnar-Ghoti highway was stopped for some time. Later, the police cleared the traffic.