Five killed in road mishap in Gujarat

Five persons were today killed when their car collided with a speeding truck in Tapi district of South Gujarat, police said.
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Updated on Jun 21, 2009 03:53 PM IST
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PTI | By HT Correspondent, Ahmedabad

Five persons were on Sunday killed when their car collided with a speeding truck in Tapi district of South Gujarat, police said.

The incident occurred near Gandhinagar village of Uchchhal taluka when a car carrying five people from Surat collided head-on with a truck coming from the opposite direction, they said.

Of the five persons inside the car, four died on the spot while the other succumbed to injuries during treatment in a government hospital, the police said.

The deceased have been identified as Harshad Patel, Hardik Patel, Chiman Patel, Jagdish Savaiya and Kelwan Patel, and all of them are from Surat district.

A case has been registered against the truck driver who is absconding, they said.

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