Hisar: Five labourers were killed and nine others injured after a car ran over them on an overbridge near Jindal steel plant, police said on Wednesday.
The deceased were residents of Bihar’s Saharsa and Khagaria districts.
5 killed and 9 injured as a car ran over labourers sleeping on a bridge in Hisar, Haryana at 2am today. The speeding car then hit another car and fell off the bridge. Drivers of both cars were injured. pic.twitter.com/aGdrTJqLea
— ANI (@ANI) November 21, 2018
The incident took place at about 2 am on Wednesday, said police.
A car, which was headed to Hansi, dashed against the divider of the overbridge and ran over the labourers who were sleeping on a footpath, they said.
Repair work is underway on the over bridge and the labourers had gone to sleep on the footpath after work, they said.
The police said the driver allegedly lost control of the car and the vehicle fell down 50 feet after breaking the railings of overbridge.
The driver also sustained injuries, they added.
The injured have been admitted to the civil hospital here and a case has been registered in the matter, the police said.
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Updated Date: Nov 21, 2018 12:12:29 IST