11 killed, 50 injured in road accident in Dholpur
Nineteen people were killed and 62 others injured in two separate road mishaps in Rajasthan, police said today.india Updated: May 14, 2011 08:54 IST
Nineteen people were killed and 62 others injured in two separate road mishaps in Rajasthan, police said on Thursday.
11 men were killed when a truck carrying a marriage party overturned in Dholpur district. The incident occurred last night near Arua-ka-Nala area when the victims were returning to their native village Khedli after attending the marriage function at nearby Laloni village, they said.
"Nine men died on the spot, while two others succumbed to injuries at a hospital. The injured were rushed to different hospitals in the district and nearby areas," Kanchanpura SHO Rajendra Yadav said.
In another mishap, eight persons were killed and 12 others injured in a collision between two cars in Pali district.
The accident happened near Bavra village when the cars collided head on Wednesday, they added.