Kutch (Guj), Dec 30 (PTI) Ten members of a family were killed on Sunday when the SUV they were travelling in got crushed between two trucks near Bhachau in Gujarat’s Kutch district, police said. Also Read - Thousands of People Dance at Engagement of Ex-BJP Minister’s Granddaughter in Gujarat, Video Goes Viral
The incident occurred on the Bhachau highway in the evening, when a trailer truck carrying salt jumped over the divider and onto another lane, where it collided with the sports utility vehicle (SUV) carrying 11 persons, the police said. Also Read - Gujarat Govt Slashes RT-PCR Test Price to Rs 800 Amid Covid Surge
At the same time, another truck rammed the SUV from behind, resulting in the death of 10 passengers, a police official said. Also Read - This Indian-Origin Man Is in FBI's '10 Most Wanted' List Since 2017, Carries Rs 74 Lakh Reward
The victims were travelling to Bhuj, their hometown, from Bhachau when the tragedy struck.
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani expressed condolence over the accident and directed the district administration to provide all necessary support to the victims, a government release stated.
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