Ex-Tata Sons Chairman Cyrus Mistry dies in a road accident

Mistry was in the back seat and was not wearing the seat belt.

Cyrus Mistry, the former chairman of Tata Sons, was killed in a road accident near Mumbai on Sunday. He was 54.

Mistry was travelling from Ahmedabad to Mumbai when his car ploughed head-on into a roadside barrier. The accident took place on a bridge over the Surya river in Palghar. Mistry was in the back seat and is said to have suffered a fatal head injury.

The person seated next to Mistry in the back seat also perished in the crash, while the driver and front passenger suffered multiple fractures.

Cryus Mistry joined Tata Sons in 2006. He was appointed as the Chairman of the Tata Group in 2012 after Ratan Tata stepped down from the lead role.

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