In a multiple collision involving five vehicles, two persons were killed and at least 12 persons, including three women, were injured, nine of them seriously.
The incident occurred on the Sonepat-Meerut inter-state highway near Palri village, about 15 km from here yesterday, police said.
The injured persons were rushed to the local civil hospital from where nine were later referred to the PGIMS hospital at Rohtak for further treatment.
The bodies of the victims were sent for postmortem.
Police said the accident occurred when a car driver coming from Uttar Pradesh side on its way to Sonepat tried to overtake another car near Palri village resulting in the collision.