Five killed in Maharashtra accident

Five people, including two children, were killed Monday when a jeep in which they were travelling collided with a truck in Maharashtra`s Solapur district, police said.

Last Updated: May 24, 2010, 15:56 PM IST

Mumbai: Five people, including two children, were killed Monday when a jeep in which they were travelling collided with a truck in Maharashtra`s Solapur district, police said.

The accident occurred on the Velapur-Pandharpur highway, some 300 km southeast of Mumbai. The truck driver escaped.

The dead were among 15 people from Nilanga village in Latur district who were going to a temple in Pandharpur.
IANS