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Former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry dies in a road accident in Maharashtras Palghar – Free Press Journal

Former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry dies in a road accident in Maharashtra’s Palghar | PTI

Mumbai: In a shocking incident, Cyrus Mistry, former chairman of Tata Sons, was killed in a road accident after his car rammed a divider in Maharashtra’s Palghar on Sunday afternoon.

The accident reportedly took place on the Surya River Charoti bridge on the Mumbai Ahmedabad National Highway. Mistry was returning to Mumbai from Gujarat in his Mercedes car.

Reports say the deadly accident took place after the car hit a divider.

Three more people were accompanying him in the car. One among them is said to have also died in the accident. The other two who also suffered grievous injured are admitted in a hospital near by for medical treatment.

Visuals showed the front side of the car completely mangled. The air bags did poped out but wasn’t effective enough to save the lives of the two died in the accident.

Who was Cyrus Mistry?

Mistry, who was the sixth chairman of Tata Sons, was ousted from the position in October 2016. He had taken over as the chairman in December 2012 after Ratan Tata announced his retirement. N Chandrasekaran later took over as Executive Chairman of Tata Sons.

The Supreme Court in May had dismissed a plea of the Sapoorji Pallonji (SP) group seeking a review of the 2021 verdict which had upheld the Tata group’s decision to remove Cyrus Mistry as the executive chairman of the Tata Sons.

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