Bhadohi: Five people were killed and seven others injured when a van in which they were travelling collided with a truck at a village here today, police said.
The incident took place on Gopiganj-Gyanpur road near
Singhpur village in the district, about 45 km from Varanasi, police said.
Of the five persons killed, three were women, they said,
adding that the injured have been rushed to a nearby hospital
where they are stated to be in serious condition.
The truck driver fled the scene after the accident,