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Madhya Pradesh: 15 dead, 6 injured as tractor trolley rams into jeep in Morena

The accident took place when a tractor trolley rammed into a jeep in Morena, Madhya Pradesh.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, Bhopal [ Updated: June 21, 2018 12:09 IST ]
Image Source : ANI

Road accident in Morena (Photo/ANI)

At least 15 people were killed and six others injured when a tractor trolley rammed into a jeep in Madhya Pradesh's Morena early on Thursday. The injured have been admitted to a local hospital.

According to reports, the occupants of the jeep were on their way to Ghurghan village when the accident took place on Ganjrampur road some 4 km from Morena. The victims, all from Gwalior district, were going for a condolence meeting, Morena Superintendent of Police Amit Sanghi said.

The driver of the tractor-trolley, carrying sand mined illegally from the National Chambal Sanctuary, fled the spot after the accident. A case has been registered against him, he said, adding that a probe was on into the incident. 

(With inputs from agencies)

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