All the deceased were labourers from Abhoda, Kerhala and Raver in the district.
A group of 18 pilgrims from Madanapalle in the Chittoor district were on their way to Ajmer Dargha when the untoward incident happened.
The canter truck hit barricades that were put on the road in view of the movement of farmers towards Delhi's borders before running over the personnel
The deceased were labourers hailing from Banswada district in Rajasthan and during the time of the incident, the people were sleeping on a footpath.
The tragedy took place near Kosamba village, around 60 km from Surat, police said, adding that all those killed hailed from Rajasthan.
The truck was going to Sambal from Jaipur when the accident took place near Mohamdabad village.
According to sources, soon after the villagers learnt about the mishap, they rushed to the Singareni opencast sector- II office and vandalised it.
CMRL officials said that incident happened at mid-night 1 am on Monday when a heavy-loaded goods container truck passed from the Fort Station towards the Central.