Gujarat: 7 Killed, 11 Injured When Jeep Carrying Them Rams Into Truck In Patan
The accident occurred on Wednesday afternoon. After the overnight probe into the case, the police have registered the FIR (First Information Report) in the matter. Read further on Dynamite News:
Patan: Seven people were killed and 11 others injured when their jeep rammed into a standing truck here.
The accident occurred on Wednesday afternoon. After the overnight probe into the case, the police has registered the FIR (First Information Report) in the matter.
The deceased have been identified as Pinal Mithunbhai Vanzara (7), Kajal Mohanbhai Parmar (9), Amita Khemrajbhai Vanzara (15), Seemaben Mithunbhai Vanzara (24), Raghaben Mohanbhai Parmar (35), Samjubhai Babubhai Florist (50), and Dughabhai Sejabhai Rathod (50).
According to FIR, the accident took place due to negligence of the jeep driver, who allegedly jumped off the vehicle after a front tyre of the car busted. This resulted in the high-speed jeep ramming into the standing truck, the eyewitnesses said.
The kin of the deceased alleged that the jeep was very old and it carried people more than its capacity. Demanding action against the driver, he claimed that he killed the people in the greed of money.
He further demanded the administration should take strict action against such vehicle owners and sought compensation for the loss of lives and treatment of the injured.
According to the police, the driver of the jeep is absconding.
Further investigation is underway. (with ANI inputs)