Pune: A policeman sustained minor injuries after a vehicle in NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s convoy overturned on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway on Monday, police said.Also Read - Goa Assembly Election 2022: Shiv Sena, NCP To Contest Polls Together, Seat-Sharing Discussions on January 18
Pawar was on way to Mumbai from Pune when the vehicle skidded off the road near the spot where the British-era Amrutanjan Bridge stood. The 190-year-old bridge near Lonavla was demolished in April through multiple controlled blasts. Also Read - Assembly Elections 2022: NCP to Contest UP Polls in Alliance with SP, Says Sharad Pawar | Key Points
Pawar got down from his vehicle and oversaw medical support for the injured policeman, who was part of the Special Protection Unit of the Rajya Sabha member, before proceeding to Mumbai, a party worker said. Also Read - Jharkhand: 16 Killed, 26 Injured in Bus-Truck Collision in Pakur District
Highway police said the vehicle was moved immediately and traffic on the Expressway resumed soon after.