During a recent musical tour the brother of Aasdesh Shrivastava, a famous composer, was killed when there was a crash during a convoy as the tour moved between cities. The brother was working as a manager for a renowned Pakistani singer. The brother was riding a vehicle directly behind the performer’s the when the incident took place. The headline singer escaped unharmed.
While the group traveled between events, the driver of the lead vehicle an SUV, lost control of the vehicle and rolled the car several times. SUVs tend to be top heavy and are more prone to toppling over or rolling than smaller cars which are lower to the ground, explains an expert .
It is unknown, pending further investigation by the police, what caused the driver to be distracted at that moment. Unfortunately, when driving an SUV, a momentary distraction that causes a vehicle to go off course followed by a sudden correction when the driver realizes their error can often lead to these types of accidents.
The following vehicles, as soon as they realized what had happened, stopped as quickly as possible and returned to the scene of the accident. Police in New York City and other emergency personal were called to the scene shortly thereafter. The composer’s brother was declared dead at the site of the accident; three other people were traveling with the group escaping with only minor injuries.
It is believed that the composer’s brother was wearing his seatbelt at the time the vehicle crashed, as were all the other people in the group. Services have been planned for the man, although the family has not yet released the details of the event, states a reporter.
No charges have been pressed in the man’s death and the singer’s tour has continued, albeit with a more sober tone. The man who died has been involved in the singer’s career as well as his composer brother’s work. His loss will surely be felt strongly amongst the Pakistani music community, explains a cop. All parties are cooperating with the Westchester authorities in the investigation of these events.
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