Five killed in road mishap

Five persons, including two children, were killed and two others injured when a mini bus rammed into two motorcycles in the district on Sunday, police said.

PTI| Last Updated: Dec 22, 2013, 22:04 PM IST

Raipur: Five persons, including two
children, were killed and two others injured when a mini bus rammed into two motorcycles in the district on Sunday, police said.
The mishap occurred this afternoon near a petrol pump, located about one km away from Gobra Navapara police station on Raipur-Gariaband road, a senior police official told.

The mini bus was heading towards Rajim from Raipur when it collided with the bikes headed for Raipur.

The impact of the accident was such that both the motorcycles got stuck in the bumper of the bus and were dragged to some distance, killing five persons who were on the motorcycles on the spot, police said.
The deceased were identified as Ragini (3), Seema Sahu (14) and three youths- Harish Sahu, Roshan Sahu and Seetaram Sonkar, the official said, adding the injured persons were shifted to a government hospital here.

A case has been registered and efforts are on to trace driver of the bus who fled the spot after the mishap.