A 28-year-old Income Tax department inspector was killed and two other officials were injured after their SUV rammed into a parked trailer truck from rear on the old Pune-Mumbai highway near Dehu Road in the district, the police said.
The mishap occurred on Thursday morning when the officials were returning to Pune after conducting searches in Talegaon in the district, a Dehu Road police station official said.
The deceased Income Tax inspector is identified as Abhishek Tyagi.
The injured officials, identified as Deputy Commissioner Anand Upadhyay and Income Tax Officer (ITO) K K Mishra, are undergoing treatment at a private hospital, he said.
“Action will be taken against the driver of the trailer truck for halting the vehicle on the road,” the police official said.