Cyrus's Mercedes forensic report reveals the accident was caused by poor design of the bridge
The forensic team probing the death of former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry and his friend Jehangir Pandole in a car accident has told that there are some flaws in the design of the bridge on the road and it is also behind the accident.
Former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry and his friend Jehangir Pandole were killed in a car accident in Palghar, Maharashtra on Sunday afternoon. Two other people were also seriously injured in the accident. All the people were in Mercedes' SUV model GLC 220d. A 7-member forensic team of IIT Kharagpur was called to investigate the accident. This team has told after investigation that all the functions of his car were working properly. Apart from this, the team has told that there are some flaws in the design of the bridge built on the road and it is also behind the accident.
The forensic team said that both the people sitting in the back seat, Cyrus and Jahangir, did not put on seat belts and that is the reason why this accident happened. According to the team, the airbags opened at the time of the accident, but it did not work due to not wearing seat belts. The seven-member forensic team of IIT Kharagpur includes two PhD scholars, mechanical and civil engineers. The forensic team said that if Cyrus and Jahangir had put on seat belts, they would not have died.
Bleeding also occurred inside the body of the repairman due to the injury
Giving information on the death of both of them, a medical officer of JJ Hospital said that due to injury to Mistry, bleeding also occurred inside the body. The medical officer said, "Both Mistry and Pandole suffered a sudden jolt on their bodies as the car was traveling at high speed. This resulted in multiple injuries and blunt thorax trauma. He said, “The arteries inside the body were torn, leading to internal bleeding. However, the initial autopsy report showed only a few symptoms. Everything will be clear in the detailed analysis and the real cause of death will be known.
Mercedes sent car's ECM to Germany for analysis
Luxury car company Mercedes-Benz India is sending the Electronic Control Module (ECM) of the car in which former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry was killed to Germany for analysis. A senior official gave this information on Wednesday. The official, on condition of anonymity, said the company's report is expected in the next few days and it will help in understanding issues like machine failure and driver error. "Hopefully we can get the report by Friday," he said. Asked about reports that the speed of the car was 130-140 kmph at the time of the accident, the official said only ECM analysis would give accurate information.