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 - Ladakh Standoff: Sharad Pawar Again Sides With Modi, Defends PM's Visit to Leh
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 - Delhi Police ASI on Duty Outside US Embassy Killed by Speeding Car
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 - 'Should've Asked PM to Speak': Maharashtra Minister Slams Sharad Pawar For Defending Centre Over Galwan Valley
Highway police said the vehicle was moved immediately and traffic on the Expressway resumed soon after.