Maha minister injured in road accident, hospitalised

Maharashtra Co-operation Minister Harshwardhan Patil and three others, including his wife, were injured after the vehicle they were travelling in collided with another vehicle near Medhak village on Baramati-Morgaon road in the wee hours this morning, police said.

According to officials, Patil, his wife Bhagyashri, PA Kishor Gavas and driver Shivaji Patil were injured after their vehicle collided with a tempo. The incident took place at around 1 am, they said.

The minister was admitted to Ruby Hall Clinic in Pune, while the tempo driver was admitted to Kale Hospital here. Hospital authorities said that Patil was out of danger.

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