Cyrus Mistry death: ‘Car was at 100kmph, brakes hit 5 seconds before crash,’ says Mercedes

MUMBAI: The brakes of the Mercedes car carrying industrialist Cyrus Mistry and three others were applied five seconds before it crashed, the luxury carmaker said in its interim report submitted to Palghar police, a police official said.
“In its interim report, Mercedes-Benz said the car was running at a speed of 100 kmph a few seconds before the accident, while its speed was 89 kmph when it hit the divider on the bridge,” Palghar superintendent of police Balasaheb Patil said.
He also said a team of experts from Mercedes-Benz is scheduled to visit Mumbai from Hong Kong to inspect the car on Monday.
The superintendent of policefurther said the Regional Transport Office has also submitted its report, which mentioned that four air bags in the car had opened after the crash — three at the driver’s seat and one at the adjoining seat.

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