Two killed as tractor turns turtle
Madhubani: Two persons were killed when a tractor in which they were traveling turned turtle near Pipra bridge in this district of Bihar today.
The accident happened when Updendra Yadav (50), who was driving the tractor pulling a goods-laden trailer, lost control of the vehicle near the bridge this morning. Along with him died a labourer Tunu Manjhi (30), police officials said.
The tractor was seized by the police.
Two killed in road mishap in Punjab
Moga (PB): Two persons, including a woman, were killed and another was injured when the motorcycle they were riding was allegedly hit by a mini-truck in the district, police said today.
The incident occurred yesterday when the victims, Mohinder Singh and his aunt along with his mother were riding a bike which was hit by the mini-truck near Badhni Kalan in the district, they said.
Mohinder and his aunt were killed while the injured woman has been admitted to Civil hospital in Jagraon, police said, adding that investigation is underway.
4 of a family die in road accident in UP
Lakhimpur Kheri (UP): Four members of a family, including a woman and a six-year-old child, were today killed while four of their relatives injured when their car collided with a speeding truck on Maigalganj-Shahjahanpur national highway near Kotra village in Pasgawan area here.
The incident occurred at around 5 AM when Vipin Tewari (26), Santosh Mishra (34) and his wife, also with the name of Santosh (30), and Saksham Shukla (6), all residents of Usmanpur in New Delhi were travelling in their car which collided with the truck killing them on the spot, police said.
The four relatives who sustained serious injuries in the incident were rushed to the hospital, where their condition was stated to be stable, police said.
The body of the victims have been sent for postmortem, police said, adding that the truck driver was absconding and further probe was underway.