Gujarat: Five dead, 11 injured as two passenger vehicles collide head-on

Mehsana: At least five persons were killed and eleven others injured when two passenger vehicles collided head-on at Satlasana in Mehsana district of Gujarat on Sunday, police said.

Representational image. AFP

Representational image. AFP

The accident took place on Ambaji-Visnagar state highway when a pick-up truck packed with passengers, moving from Ambaji collided head-on with a Commando jeep which was carrying passengers from Satlasana, Satlasana sub-inspector V Panamiya said.

"The two vehicles collided while trying to negotiate potholes on a waterlogged patch of road. One of the vehicles lost control and collided with other vehicle coming from the opposite side," he said.

The injured were rushed to Mehsana government hospital for treatment, he said.

The deceased were identified as Kanuji Thakor, Vikramji Thakor, Kishanji Thakor, Prahladji Thakor and Nanjibhai Parmar, Panamiya said.


Published Date: Aug 07, 2016 08:46 pm | Updated Date: Aug 07, 2016 08:46 pm