Accident in Nation
Speeding truck runs over people sleeping on roadside, 3 dead
Kota (Raj): Three persons, sleeping on the roadside, were killed and one other injured after being allegedly run-over by a speeding truck near Khusheyara village in Kelwada police station in Baran district, police said.
The incident occurred on Thursday night when four farmers were sleeping on the roadside on the highway, they said.
Twin brothers Ram and Shyam Ojha (18), and their labourer Soram Singh Saheriya (21) died on the spot while Jugdish Ojha, uncle, received injuries and is undergoing treatment at a hospital, they said.
The bodies were handed over to the kin after the postmortem, they said.
An FIR was registered for negligent driving, they said, adding the accused truck driver Rampal Jatav has been arrested.
One killed, 14 injured in road accident
Gopalganj: One person was killed and 14 others were injured in a collision between an autorickshaw and a four-wheeler on NH 85 in Gopalganj district today, a police officer said.
The victim has been identified as Rajnish Sah (24), a resident of Sanawa village, Additional Superintendent of police(ASP) of Gapalganj Nil Kumar Singh said.
The body has been handed over to their relatives after post-mortem at Gopalganj sadar hospital and injured have been sent for the treatment, the SP said.