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7 die as dumper runs over them while they help road accident victims in MP

Seven people were killed by a speeding dumper while they were helping victims of an accident involving two motorbikes in Betul.

india Updated: Dec 14, 2017 17:14 IST
Press Trust of India, Betul (MP)
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The injured motorcyclists were taken to Nagpur, about 100 km from Betul, for treatment by their family members.(Representational Photo)

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Betul (MP) Seven people were killed when a speeding dumper ran over them while they were helping victims of an accident involving two motorcycles near Betul, a police official said Thursday.

The incident took place on Multai Road late Wednesday night when a group of persons was helping victims of an accident involving two motorbikes. Two people were injured in the accident, the official added.

A speeding dumper ran over them Wednesday night, leaving seven dead, Bordehi police station in charge RK Suryawanshi said.

Their bodies were sent to the Multai Civil Hospital for autopsy, he said, adding efforts were on to trace the truck.

The injured motorcyclists were taken to Nagpur, about 100 km from Betul, for treatment by their family members, said Suryawanshi.

First Published: Dec 14, 2017 14:43 IST