Woman killed, four others injured in road accident in Bihar

A woman was killed and four others injured Wednesday as a jeep carrying them overturned on Areraj-Motihari road in Motihari district, police said.

PTI| Last Updated: Jul 09, 2014, 13:59 PM IST

Motihari: A woman was killed and four others injured Wednesday as a jeep carrying them overturned on Areraj-Motihari road in Motihari district, police said.
The mishap took place as the jeep with half a dozen occupants overturned after ramming to a railing of a culvert due to negligence of the driver, police said, adding a woman, identified as Girija Devi (45) died on the spot, while four other persons sustained injuries.

The body has been sent for post-mortem and the injured persons admitted to the Sadar hospital at Motihari for treatment, they said.

The jeep has been impounded even as its driver managed to escape, police added.