The driver, 42-year-old Rajeev Thakkar of Mumbai, was treated for lower back pain. A charge of misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide is being pursued as police say the pickup driver had the right of way.
The dead mans wife, 59-year-old Geeta Parikh, suffered head and chest injuries and is in critical condition. Twenty-nine-year-old Raunak Onkar of Maharastra, India was treated for rib pain. Police believe the two other passengers and Thakkar were wearing seat belts.
The pickup driver, 63-year-old Daniel Vacek of Omaha, was taken to Nebraska Methodist Hospital to be treated for a shoulder injury.
I went to take a shower and the lights in the bathroom are out and right before that I heard a bang, like something had hit and then I walked out and saw the police cars and they had the power restored pretty quick, too, said neighborhood resident Dean Danekas.
Parikh owned an investment company, Parag Parikh Financial Advisory Services Limited. He was well known in the investment world and his motivational investment chats garnered thousands of views on YouTube. He also authored a book.
Thakkar was his business partner. He took to Twitter to announce the passing of his colleague. All of us PPFAS are mourning, but we are strong. With the support of (others) we will take his vision forward.