Jharkhand road accident: Four friends killed as car collides with truck in Dhanbad

Police said they were travelling in a car on the wrong side of six-lane National Highway-2 and it collided head-on with a truck coming from opposite direction.
Image used for representational purposes only.
Image used for representational purposes only. (File Photo | AP)

DHANBAD: Four friends travelling in a car were killed and one received serious injury after their vehicle was hit by a truck in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district, police said on Wednesday.

The incident took place in Loharbarwa, around 190 km from Jharkhand's capital Ranchi, around Tuesday midnight.

Deputy Superintendent of Police ( Govindpur range), Shankar Kanti said that all four bodies were sent for post-mortem examination, while the injured was admitted at Nirmal Mahto Medical College and Hospital in Dhanbad.

He said that all five friends were travelling in a car on the wrong side of six-lane National Highway-2 and it collided head-on with a truck coming from opposite direction.

The driver of the truck fled with its vehicle after the incident, he said.

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