He said a team of experts from the Mercedes-Benz company would come to Mumbai from Hong Kong on Monday to inspect the car.
Palghar Superintendent of Police Balasaheb Patil said, “Mercedes-Benz has submitted its interim report to the police. It said that a few seconds before the accident, the speed of the car was 100 kmph, while the speed of the car was 89 kmph while hitting the divider on the bridge.
According to the report, the brakes of the car were applied five seconds before the accident.
Patil said the Regional Transport Office (RTO) has also submitted its report, which mentions that four air bags were open in the car after the accident, three of them in the driver’s seat and one in the side seat.
“A team of experts from Mercedes-Benz is coming to Mumbai from Hong Kong on September 12 to examine the car,” he said. He said till that time the car would be kept at the Mercedes showroom at Hiranandani in Thane and after the inspection the car company would give its final report.
It is noteworthy that the Mercedes-Benz company had sent the Electronic Control Module (ECM) of the crashed car to Germany for analysis so that specific information regarding the accident could be obtained.