Union Minister Gopinath Munde died in car accident, says AIMS sources

New Delhi, 3 June-2014(IANS): Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde was on Tuesday injured in an accident, while he was on his way to the Indira Gandhi International Airport. He was scheduled to take a flight to Mumbai.

Union Minister Gopinath Munde died in car accident, says AIMS sources

Union Minister Gopinath Munde died in car accident, says AIMS sources

The Union Minister has been admitted at AIIMS Trauma Centre and is in critical condition.

Report said that the accident happened at around 6:30 am, when he was on his way to the airport. It is being said a vehicle rammed into his car near Moti Bagh area.

Meanwhile, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan and Nitin Gadkari have reached AIIMS to visit their colleague.

Divulging details about the incident, Munde’s personal assistant said that the Union Minsiter has been critically injured.

A medical bulletin is expected to be released by AIIMS soon. Munde was going in his SX4 vehicle at Aurobindo Chowk when an Indica car hit him. He had suffered multiple injuries including injuries to the chest and head and was on ventilator.

Senior BJP leaders, cabinet ministers have also rushed to AIIMS. His family members too have left for Delhi.Munde was on his way to the Delhi’s IGI Airport from where he was scheduled to catch a flight for Mumbai. He was supposed to attend a victory rally in Beed, Maharashtra on Tuesday.

He has been admitted to the AIIMS trauma center where he was declared death. Munde was the brother-in-law of late BJP leader Pramod Mahajan.