The RSS chief was on his way to Vrindavan from New Delhi when his car collided with another vehicle in his motorcade, no one injured
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat narrowly escaped a major accident early on Friday morning as a car in his cavalcade collided with the vehicle he was in while on his way to Vridavan from New Delhi on the Yamuna Expressway in Mathura district. No one was hurt in the accident and Bhagwat proceeded with his journey after he was provided with another vehicle.
News agency PTI quoted RSS spokesperson Manmohan Vaidya as saying that it was a “minor accident” and that the “Sarsanghchalak Mohanji is safe and has resumed his journey to Vrindavan.”
Baijnath Singh, the in charge of Sureer police station under whose jurisdiction the accident was reported said that the mishap occurred at 8.30am at 84 Milestone on the Yamuna Expressway that connects New Delhi with Agra.
Singh told media persons that the accident happened after the pilot car in the RSS chief’s motorcade had a flat tyre bringing it to a sudden halt. Drivers of the other vehicles had to apply brakes causing a pileup.
“The car following that of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat rammed into his vehicle and caused damage to its rear bumper. There was no injury and the damaged car of the RSS chief was replaced,” Singh said was quoted as saying by the Hindustan Times.
Bhagwat is scheduled to inaugurate the Mansi Dhyan Kendra at Nikunj Van Ashram of Kaushal Kishore Maharaj in Vrindavan on Friday.