5 members of family killed, 1 injured as truck ploughs into hut in Jamshedpur
The truck rammed into a roadside hut in East Singhbhm district after the driver lost control of the vehicle.Updated: May 24, 2017 19:33 IST
Five members of a family were killed and one was injured when a truck rammed into a roadside hut in Dhalbhumgarh area of East Singhbhm district early on Wednesday, police said.
The driver of the truck lost control of the vehicle and it entered the hut on NH 33 at Nutangarh killing three children and two women who were asleep, sub-divisional police officer (Ghatsila), Sanjeev Besra, said.
Another member of the family was injured and was taken to a hospital.
Local people put up a road blockade for sometime demanding compensation for the family and arrest of the driver who had fled from the spot after the accident.
The truck was going from Chakulia to Baharagora, Besra said.
First Published: May 17, 2017 14:58 IST