Five killed, two injured in road mishap in Bihar

Five persons were killed and two others seriously injured when a bus in which they were travelling collided with a speeding truck on National Highway near Mangal Bigha village in Bihar`s Nalanda district, police said.

Last Updated: Mar 11, 2011, 10:25 AM IST

Biharsharif: Five persons were on Friday
killed and two others seriously injured when a bus in which
they were travelling collided with a speeding truck on
National Highway near Mangal Bigha village in Bihar`s Nalanda
district, police said.

The bus was on its way to Nawada from Biharsharif when
the truck driver lost control over the vehicle and dashed
against the bus killing five passengers on the spot, they
said.

Two other persons injured in the accident have been
admitted to Biharsharif Sadar Hospital.

The truck driver escaped from the spot, they said.

PTI