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)