Shiv Sangram chief MLC Vinayak Mete dies in car accident

He died in car accident on Mumbai-Pune Expressway

The Maharashtra ex-MLA received grave injuries after his SUV met with an accident

His crushed SUV

The former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator was admitted to the MGM Hospital in Panvel, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and his deputy, Devendra Fadnavis, reached the MGM Hospital in Panvel.

Chief Minister Eknath Shinde took to Twitter and expressed grief saying, "Shiv Sangram Party founder, president, former MLA Vinayak Mete has unfortunately passed away in an accident

With his death, a loud voice agitating for Shiv Smarak, Maratha reservation and other issues in Maharashtra has been lost. May God rest his soul in eternal peace. Heartfelt tributes!"

Police said the cause of the accident could not be ascertained.

Vinayakrao Mete was born on June 30, 1970, in Maharashtra’s Beed.