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10 killed, 8 hurt as truck hits vehicles on highway in Gujarat

Bharuch , Gujarat: Nine employees of a pharma company along with a driver were killed and eight others injured when a truck collided with three vehicles on National Highway No. 8. A steel pipes laden

PTI [ Updated: May 18, 2014 13:17 IST ]
10 killed 8 hurt as truck hits vehicles on highway in
10 killed 8 hurt as truck hits vehicles on highway in gujarat

Bharuch , Gujarat: Nine employees of a pharma company along with a driver were killed and eight others injured when a truck collided with three vehicles on National Highway No. 8.


A steel pipes laden truck was heading towards Surat from Bharuch last night when its driver lost control of the vehicle near Panoli GIDC area on the national highway and hit a car, according to Ankleshwar rural police.

After hitting the car and, the truck jumped the divider and collided head-on with a Bhavnagar-bound state transport bus on the other side of the highway.

The truck them collided with a jeep going towards Bharuch carrying around 15 passengers.

"Because of the impact of the collision, the truck fell on the jeep, killing 10 persons travelling in it," a police official said.

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