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9 Members of Family Killed After Bolero SUV Hits Truck In Chhattisgarh

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| October 14 , 2018 , 15:44 IST

In a yet another road accident on Sunday, nine members of a family were killed in Rajnandgaon, a city in Chhattisgarh.

The family was returning from Dongargarh after a visit to a temple when their Bolero SUV hit a truck about 70 km from capital Raipur.

According to reports, the SUV driver was trying to overtake another car when it collided head-on with a truck, coming from the opposite direction near Somni village in Chhattisgarh.

The moment incident took place, police have reached the incident spot and admitted the injured to a hospital in Bhilai town.

Also Read: 15 Dead And 8 Injured In A Road Accident In Madhya Pradesh’s Morena

In the accident, three people got injured who was admitted to the nearest hospital by the police.

The nine people of the family died on the spot hailed from Bhilai in Durg district. The truck driver fled the spot, leaving his vehicle. Efforts are on progress to nab the truck driver. 

The Rajanandgaon-Durg is a four-lane road and a part of the National Highway connecting Mumbai-Kolkata via Raipur and Nagpur.

Similarly, in a major road accident in June, around 15 members of a family on their way to a funeral had died with 8 members got injured in the Morena district of Madhya Pradesh.