Army officer's family killed in road accident

Ghazipur: The son and wife of an army officer were killed on Monday, while he sustained serious injuries when their motorcycle was hit by a truck here, police said.

"Jai Prakash, his wife Rinku (22) and their two-year-old son Sunny were hit by a truck in Rauja area while they were returning on a bike from a nursing home where they had gone for the child's treatment," police said.

The wife and the child died on the spot, while Prakash was rushed to a nearby hospital.

The truck driver has been arrested, police said.