The Mercedes-Benz SUV during which Cyrus Mistry and three others had been travelling was going at 100 kmph 5 seconds earlier than the accident, the posh carmaker mentioned in its findings to the police.
The SUV de-accelerated to 89 kmph when the motive force, Anahita Pandole, a prime gynaecologist in Mumbai, utilized the brakes, Mercedes-Benz mentioned in its report.
Cyrus Mistry, scion of one in every of India’s most illustrious enterprise households who previously headed Tata Sons, and his buddy Jehangir Pandole had been killed within the automobile crash in Maharashtra’s Palghar. The two different passengers – Darius Pandole, the brother of Jehangir Pandole, and spouse Anahita Pandole – are recovering in hospital.
The SUV was fitted with a tool that captures knowledge just like an plane black field, which a staff from Mercedes-Benz retrieved and analysed.
The police have requested Mercedes-Benz some extra technical queries, for which the carmaker has known as in a staff from Hong Kong to examine the SUV and provides an in depth report, India Today reported.
Cyrus Mistry wasn’t sporting a seatbelt, the police have mentioned.
Cyrus Mistry and the Pandoles had been to Udwada, the place Parsis have their predominant “Fire Temple”, to wish for the daddy of the Pandole brothers, who died lately.
The accident occurred after they had been returning. The Udwada Fire Temple was restored over the previous few years at a really excessive price, borne fully by the Mistry household. It re-opened absolutely a few yr in the past.