Udaipur: At least five persons, including two CRPF personnel, lost their lives after a trolley collided with a security truck on Mount Abu road near here on Monday.
The accident took place near a bridge when the trolley lost control and slammed the CRPF truck nearby, according to news agency ANI. While the trolley caught fire, the impact of the collision threw the truck off the bridge. Locals immediately gathered and attempted to rescue the occupants in both vehicles, the fire in the trolley hampered their efforts.
Emergency personnel, however, soon reached the spot and managed to take out the occupants.
The trailer going to Bhilwara from Udaipur hit a CRPF truck from the behind and then hit a car coming from the opposite direction after crossing the four-lane highway divider and overturned, SHO Bekaria Police Station, Karamveer Singh said.
He said two CRPF personnel were killed after the truck fell off a bridge. The trailer driver and two passengers travelling in the car also died.
A helper travelling in the trailer sustained severe injuries and is undergoing treatment, police said.
An FIR was registered against the trailer driver by members of other CRPF teams travelling in separate vehicles, they said.