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Four killed, 6 injured in road mishap

Four persons, including two minor girls, on Saturday killed and six others injured when a speeding truck ran over them here, police said.

india Updated: Oct 03, 2011 21:13 IST
PTI

Four persons, including two minor girls, on Saturday killed and six others injured when a speeding truck ran over them, police said.

"The incident took place at Hazarika Kheda area when the truck ran over the group of pedestrians, which was on their way to a nearby temple," SP Umesh Dutta said.

Four persons died on the spot while six injured were rushed to Mahatma Gandhi government hospital where they are stated to be in a critical condition, he said.

The district administration has announced a compensation of Rs 20,000 to the next of the kin of the deceased and Rs 5,000 to the injured.

First Published: Oct 01, 2011 14:05 IST