Live tv
search
  1. You Are At:
  2. English News
  3. India
  4. Maharashtra: 5 members of a family killed in car-truck collision in Amravati

Maharashtra: 5 members of a family killed in car-truck collision in Amravati

The car was completely damaged due to the impact of the collision. Two wheels of the truck also came off after the accident, which took place on Nandgaonpeth-Devalgaon ring road, police said. 

PTI Reported by: PTI Amravati Published on: March 27, 2022 16:23 IST
Car truck collision, Amravati, road accident, death toll, casualties, car hits truck, collision, tru
Image Source : FILE PHOTO

Maharashtra: 5 members of a family killed in car-truck collision in Amravati. 

Highlights

  • Five members of a family were killed after a car-truck collision.
  • The car was completely damaged due to the impact of the collision.
  • Meanwhile, two wheels of the truck also came off after the accident.

Five members of a family were killed after a truck collided with their car in Maharashtra's Amravati district on Sunday while they were going to attend a marriage function, police said.

The car was completely damaged due to the impact of the collision. Two wheels of the truck also came off after the accident, which took place on Nandgaonpeth-Devalgaon ring road, police said. The family, from Anjangaon Surji village, was heading towards Nandgaonpeth via Walgaon to attend a marriage ceremony.

When the car reached Pote College, its driver tried to overtake a two-wheeler. At that time, a speeding truck coming from the opposite direction collided with the car. The truck then rammed into an electric pole, broke it and jumped onto the other side of the road, an official from Nandgaonpeth police station said.

Four car occupants died on the spot, he said. Some labourers working nearby rushed to the accident site. They rescued one of the car occupants, who was rushed to a hospital. The person also died during treatment, the official said.

The truck driver fled from the spot after the accident, he said.

ALSO READ | Rajasthan: 2 killed, 2 injured after SUV collides with another vehicle in Barmer

ALSO READ | SPO, brother killed by militants in J&K's Budgam district

Latest India News