7 killed as car collides with truck on Rohtak-Gohana road

Seven persons were killed when their car collided head-on with a truck near Brahmanwas village in Rohtak district, police said on Monday.

Chandigarh: Seven persons were killed when their car collided head-on with a truck near Brahmanwas village in Rohtak district, police said on Monday.

The victims were returning after attending a religious function past mid-night when the mishap occurred, Rohtak`s SP, Rajesh Duggal said over phone.

He said the driver of the truck had entered the one-way road from the wrong side and collided with the car near a slight curve on the Rohtak-Gohana road.

"While five died at the accident spot, two of them succumbed later," he said.
Duggal said that all those who died were occupants of the ill-fated car and most of them were women and children.

A 5-year-old girl had a narrow escape in the accident and was admitted to a hospital with injuries, he said, adding a case had been registered against the truck driver.

PTI

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