Eight killed, 26 injured in road accident
Eight people have been killed and 26 injured in a road accident in a Chhattisgarh village, where they had gone to attend a wedding party.Updated: Apr 16, 2008 19:25 IST
Eight people were killed and 26 injured in a road accident early on Wednesday in a Chhattisgarh village, where they had gone to attend a wedding party.
The victims were from state capital Raipur.
The incident took place at Gunarbore, in Durg district, located on Bemetara-Simga road, some 125 km north of Raipur.
Police said the mini-truck turned turtle when the driver lost control while negotiating a blind turn on the way back to Raipur after the marriage ceremony.
Seven people died on the spot while a middle-aged woman succumbed to injuries during treatment at Raipur's Bhimrao Ambedkar Government Medical College and Hospital, where all the 26 injured have been admitted.