Maharashtra: At least 10 killed in truck-van collision in Chandrapur

The accident took place on the Korpana-Wani road in Chandrapur. 

Maharashtra: At least 10 killed in truck-van collision in Chandrapur

NAGPUR: At least 10 people, including seven women and two minors, were killed when a truck collided with a van in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra late on Saturday.

According to police, the accident took place around 9:30 PM when the van, with 14 occupants, was travelling on the Korpana-Wani road.

Chandrapur Superintendent of Police, Maheshwar Reddy, said that 10 people died in the accident as per the preliminary reports.

A police officer, who was present at the spot, said seven women, the van driver, a three-year-old and another minor were killed in the incident.

Three persons were injured while a one-year-old escaped unhurt, he said.

The injured have been admitted to a local hospital, he said, adding that the truck driver fled the scene.