The accident took place near Nagothane, about 100 km from here, in the early hours of Friday, Feb 19.
“Around 2.30 am, the Sumo crashed headlong into a truck speeding from the opposite direction. Eleven people were killed on the spot, and one succumbed on the way to the hospital. Another two were seriously injured," a police official informed.
All the people who died in the accident were traveling in the Sumo. The group of 14 were reportedly on their way to a wedding in Khed Taluka of Ratnagiri district and all of the victims were from Mumbai.
Rescue operations are on.
However, the accident on the busy Mumbai-Goa highway has not affected the traffic, say reports.