Madhubani: Boy killed, 6 injured in road accident

Madhubani: A boy was killed and six other persons were injured today in a road accident at Patghat bridge on NH-57 in Bihar's Madhubani district, a police officer said.

The mishap took place when a speeding Bolero rammed into an auto-rickshaw carrying about a dozen passengers, Bhairavsthan police station in-charge Ramvanshi Ram said.

While an unidentified boy travelling in the ill-fated auto-rickshaw was killed on the spot, six other passengers sustained injuries, he said.

The injured were admitted to a hospital for treatment where the condition of three of them was stated to be serious, he said.

The driver of Bolero escaped with the vehicle after the accident, Ram said.