New Delhi, Aug 13: At least four people were killed after their vehicle rammed into a truck stationed on the roadside. Police said that the deceased were returning from a tour of Agra when the accident occurred.
Police Inspector Rajesh Tripathi said that a group of eight teachers traveling in an SUV met with an accident around 5.30 a.m. when their vehicle rammed into a truck stationed on the roadside in Madhya Pradesh’s Shivpuri district.
Four were critically injured in the disaster on the Agra-Mumbai highway. All eight were from Sehore district. The deceased were identified as Bharat Singh, Vishnu Sen, Ramesh Chandra Rai and Makhan Singh.
In a similar road accident, four people including children were killed and two others injured after an overspeeding car rammed into a truck parked on the Indore-Bhopal Highway. The accident took place in Sehore district of Madhya Pradesh on Sunday morning. The truck was standing on the side of the road. The car was badly damaged after it collided with the truck.
In another road accident, at least 13 women agriculture workers were killed and 17 others injured when a tractor plunged into a canal in Telangana’s Yadadri district on Sunday, police said. The incident occurred when the tractor, carrying the workers, fell in Musi canal near Veligonda.