Seven members of the family and the driver of the taxi died in road accident on Delhi-Sangrur road, early Monday morning here.
Malerkotla based Nand Lal, alog with his wife; two sisters, two brothers-in-law and nephew were going to Delhi.
All the occupants who travelling in an Innova car died on the spot when their car hit a canter coming from the opposite direction. Driver of the canter fled the spot.
Chhajali police registered a case under section 304A of IPC. Bodies have been sent for postmortum. More details are awaited.