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Old 14th April 2009, 13:43   #121
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Just now got a call from Arindam, they have met with some accident (How and where etc I dont know as he cut the conversation in between.). Only the occupants are fine.
Ramky and aggoswami are helping them out.

Hope things are fine there.
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Old 14th April 2009, 13:45   #122
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@mods : sorry for quick posts.

Can anybody PM me Ramky's Phone number ?


EDIT : The accident happened around 150 kms before A'bad.

EDIT II : Got the number.

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Ooopppsss. this is real bad news. waiting for an update. Very good to know that both of them are fine.
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Spoke to him now. Car went out of control & into a ditch which is around 6-7 feet deep. Both of them are absolutely fine, thanks be to God, no scratches. But the car is damaged. Ramky is on his way. Apparently one of those spots where accidents happen frequently.
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oh no!!!!
that should not have happened.
thanks god, both are safe.

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Hope everyting is back to ship shape soon. Thank God they were not injured!
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Thank God nobody is hurt. Bhpians there. Give them all the support.
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Thats a bad new.

Anyway, good to hear about the well abouts of our friends. Just spoke to Ramky, and he should be there in next < 2 hours.
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Had talked with Ramky, they went off the road. Ramky informed them to take it easy till Shamlaji. The occupants are all fine, the car is damaged.
Ramky told me he will update me after he reaches the spot.

@khan_sultan, joie-de-vivre, mjothi, btirthankar : Thanks for giving me Ramky's number.

I now have Ramky's number. Ramky will update me after he reaches the spot.

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Any update of accident? Hope they are absolutely fine...
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Any update of accident? Hope they are absolutely fine...

As posted above, all the details we have right now is that they went off the road. Ramky is on his way to help. The occupants are fine. Further updates will be available after Ramky reaches the spot.

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Any update of accident? Hope they are absolutely fine...
Yes they are scratchless Anuj, car took all the beating.
Just spoke to Ramky who is on the way to the spot. Somewhere near Shamlaji there are some twisty curves which comes all of a sudden after a long stretch.
GSMINC was driving it, he saw the curve at a very high speed and lost the road and onto the ditch (Ramky told me that). Heard that 2 cars fell into that ditch today.

Exactly what happened will come to know from the horses mouth.

Will keep posted.
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Just spoke to Arindam. He told this curve starts when you are about to start speeding in the straight stretch and is very steep. GSM couldnot turn the vehicle and hence it shoot of the road and landed on a ditch.

Although the ditch was about 6-7ft but they landed in 2 layers, hence the car didnot topple. The front part have entered a bit, radiator fluid gone so the car will be towed most probably to Ahmedabad.

Ramky should be reaching there in another one hour. NHAI tow vehicle has towed it to a Police station. Further course of action is in planning stage. Arindam will update me as and when there is one.

Good news is that both the occupants are scratchless and absolutely fine.
Another sedan was also toppled there before their car fell, and the locals say that every day there is minimum one vehicle in this ditch. I seriously feel NHAI should take cognizance of this situation and place some warning before-hand.

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Really sad to know about the accident and glad that both are absolutely fine.

Also, depending on the extent of the damage to car, do keep posted if the GQ run is aborted or will they fix the car and continue back home?
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Really sad to know about the accident and glad that both are absolutely fine.

Also, depending on the extent of the damage to car, do keep posted if the GQ run is aborted or will they fix the car and continue back home?

When I talked with Arindam at 13:20 approx., he told me that as of now the plan is in jeopardy. This was not a slow speed crash ( my guess ) and he also talked about towing the vehicle. The roads around Shamlaji are a bit unpredictable and people there also are unpredicatable. We do it once in four months, and once even dad made the mistake and our Baleno went off the road. Fortunately, the speed was slow and we could brake in time so no damage except some under body scraping.
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