Five killed, six injured in truck-autorickshaw collision in Jharkhand

The victims people were going in the autorickshaw to Nagar Untari railway station to board a Gujarat-bound train, when the accident happened.
Image used for representational purposes only.
Image used for representational purposes only. (File Photo | AP)

GARHWA: At least five people were killed and six others injured after the autorickshaw they were travelling in collided head-on with a truck in Jharkhand's Garhwa district, police said on Friday.

The accident took place near Palhe village in Banshidhar Nagar police station area around 1.30 am on Friday.

Around 12 people were going in the autorickshaw to Nagar Untari railway station to board a Gujarat-bound train when the vehicle collided with a speeding truck coming from the opposition direction, police station in-charge Aditya Nayak said.

The injured persons have been admitted to a local hospital, he added.

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