Baharampur – Five persons were killed and seven others injured when a tractor trolley in which they were moving overturned on a state highway near Sialmara village in Murshidabad district today.

The vehicle, carrying a body for cremation, turned turtle on the Kandi-Baharampur state highway, killing five occupants on the spot, a police officer said.

Seven injured persons were admitted to the Mushidabad Medical College and Hospital.

The driver of the vehicle fled, he said.