Five killed as car collides with truck in Gujarat

 Five persons were killed and two others injured after a tyre of the car they were travelling in burst leading to a collision with a truck on Ahmedabad-Rajkot highway here this afternoon, police said.

Rajkot: Five persons were killed and two others injured after a tyre of the car they were travelling in burst leading to a collision with a truck on Ahmedabad-Rajkot highway here this afternoon, police said.

"Bechar Jograna Rabari, Meru Rabari, Lala Rabari and Lakha Rabari were killed when their car collided head-on with a truck on NH-8 at Kuvadava village," sub-inspector R G Rathod said.
One another person who is yet to be identified succumbed on the way to the hospital, Rathod added.

The car driver apparently lost control after the tyre burst and rammed into the truck coming from the opposite direction, police said.

The injured were taken to Rajkot civil hospital. 

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