Seven killed, 13 injured as van overturns

Seven persons, including three women and a child, were today killed and 13 others critically injured when a speeding van, carrying them, overturned near Bhadan in Bihar`s Gaya district, police said.

Updated: May 18, 2011, 16:35 PM IST

Gaya: Seven persons, including three women and a child, were today killed and 13 others critically injured when a speeding van, carrying them, overturned near Bhadan in Bihar`s Gaya district, police said.

The over-crowded van carrying a marriage party was on its way to Belganj from Nimi Fatehpur in the district when the driver lost control over it and the vehicle overturned, they said.

While three women died on the spot, other four persons succumbed to their injuries on way to a hospital, they said.

While 10 of the injured were being treated at Anugraha Narain Medical College Hospital (ANMCH) here, other three were rushed to Patna Medical College Hospital (PMCH) in Patna.

PTI