Madhubani: Boy killed, 6 injured in road accident

A boy was killed and six other persons were injured today in a road accident at Patghat bridge on NH-57 in Bihar`s Madhubani district, a police officer said.

Last Updated: Mar 12, 2012, 15:40 PM IST

Madhubani: A boy was killed and six other
persons were injured today in a road accident at Patghat
bridge on NH-57 in Bihar`s Madhubani district, a police
officer said.

The mishap took place when a speeding Bolero rammed
into an auto-rickshaw carrying about a dozen passengers,
Bhairavsthan police station in-charge Ramvanshi Ram said.

While an unidentified boy travelling in the ill-fated
auto-rickshaw was killed on the spot, six other passengers
sustained injuries, he said.

The injured were admitted to a hospital for treatment
where the condition of three of them was stated to be serious,
he said.

The driver of Bolero escaped with the vehicle after
the accident, Ram said.

PTI