New Delhi: Nine students were killed after the car in which they were travelling in crashed into a truck on Pune-Solapur highway near Pune in the early hours this morning.Also Read - 19 Killed, 25 Injured In Mexico Bus Crash

The accident took place at around 1:30 am near Kadamwak Wasti, around 20 km from Pune city. Also Read - Bengaluru: 3 Dead, 2 Injured as Speeding SUV Collides With Cab After Crashing Into Divider

“Those killed in the accident were returning from Raigarh and heading to their hometown Yavat, towards Solapur. Their car rammed into an approaching truck,” an officer at the Loni Kalbhor police station said. Also Read - Five Youtubers Killed in Car-Truck Collision in Assam's Darrang District

He added that all nine occupants of the car, who were in the age group of 19-23 years, were killed in the accident.

“Their bodies have been sent for postmortem and the matter is being investigated,” the officer said.