Dewas: Two of a family died, while four others suffered critical injuries after a SUV they were travelling in collided head-on with a truck here at Dhantalab ghat section, police said.
The incident occurred in Kantaphod area under Kantaphod police station limit of Dewas district on Friday when Surendra Tiwari, 48, was travelling with his family members from Indore to his home town Harda after attending a marriage, Kantaphod police said.
The vehicle collided with the truck killing Surendra and his 10-year-old son Shubham on the spot, police said, adding that his wife Sangeeta, daughters – Sneha and Muskan and brother Anil – sustained critical injuries and were rushed to hospital in Dewas. They were later referred to a hospital in Indore. Police registered a case against the truck driver, who fled the spot.