As rain wreaks havoc in Mumbai, a lawyer body is found in his car in Sion, the initial report suggest that the lawyer died due to suffocation in the car. This is the first of the death reported from Mumbai as flood grips the whole city Mumbai.
The lawyer found in his car who was unconscious, who was taken to Sion hospital which was meters away from the spot where the lawyer was found unconscious in the car. After taken to the hospital, he was declared brought dead.
According to the Sion police, the man, identified as Priyam Mithia, a resident of Sion, had gone to the street opposite Gandhi Market to park his car. The vehicle got locked automatically and he could not rescue himself.
“In the morning we found a Santro car parked in the middle of the road towards Shanmukhananda Hall. We found a man inside. We opened the car and rushed the man to Sion hospital. He was declared dead on arrival,” said Mrudula Lad, senior police inspector of Sion police station.
Lad said the doors of the car were jammed owing to waterlogging.
The windows of the car were also rolled up.
The police have sent the man’s body for post-mortem. “We will know the exact cause of death after post-mortem,” said Lad.
However, the people were adviced to remain indoors and not to leave their house. People were also requested by the authorities not to remain inside their cars, instead to walk from their vehicles and reach-out for the safer places even if they have to walk over water.