As per a Rushlane reader who sent these images, the Aprilia SR 150 rider collided with the Tata Tiago at a high speed. The accident resulted in the scooter being split in half. The rider of the scooter has survived and is safe.
After colliding with the scooter, the Tiago went on and hit a lamp post. The front of the car got badly damaged. Airbags have also been deployed. But the cabin is secured and all passengers of the Tiago have escaped unharmed. This is not the only incident where Tiago has managed to save its occupants in an event of an accident. Just a few days ago, reader shared the following update, about a fellow Tata Tiago owner, who had met with an accident in his Tiago.
The owner of the car posted this update on social media – “This was happened on 31st December 2017 at 9.30 a.m to save someone & luckily everybody is safe and sound, No Third Party Injury. The car is now in Tata Workshop. Insurance Inspection is pending. All the three passenger are safe. not a single kharoch (scratch) to their body.”
Just a few days ago, we had shared a story about a reader from Kerala was driving his Tata Tiago in Alleppey and fell asleep at the wheel. He lost control at 60 kmph, which is when the car went into the side of the road. Upon impact, the car flipped upside down. Surprisingly, even at that speed, there is not much damage to the car’s body. All passengers escaped without any injury. All were wearing seatbelts. Images are credit to Mr Paul.
In another incident about, on the Ghodbunder Road in Thane, the Tiago driver tried to overtake a truck from the left. Sadly, the driver who had just learned to drive a car, ended up in being the result of a dangerous crash. Images are credit to Shifting-Gears.
It happened so, the driver failed to overtake the truck completely before swerving right and entering the path of the truck. This resulted in the Tiago driver getting the rear of his car brushed with the truck’s front. By this time the Tiago had lost control due to impact, and crashed into the vehicle in front, which was moving at a slower pace.
With the truck behind, and no time to apply brakes, the truck crashed into the Tiago. The Tata Tiago was sandwiched between the truck and the vehicle in front. The Tiago’s front and rear has been damaged badly, but the passenger cabin is secure. The airbags too deployed, and the passengers of Tiago escaped the incident unharmed.
Surprisingly, due to the impact, the truck driver was injured in this incident and taken to a nearby hospital owing to a lack of seatbelt and airbags. This accident resulted in a huge traffic jam. Soon cops arrived and moved the crashed vehicles on the side of the road so that one lane can be operational for vehicular movement. Local police is investigating the incident, and will soon take appropriate action against the faulty driver.
Built on the new gen platform, Tiago is the best selling Tata car ever since launch. Tata Tiago sales average at about 7,000 units a month It is offered in petrol as well as diesel engine option. Price ranges from Rs 3.33 to Rs 5.86 lakh. Read Tata Tiago Review.