Three persons were killed and five others injured after a car collided with a mini cargo vehicle in Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Saturday.
The accident took place late on Friday night near Gosalpur village, around 32 kms from Jabalpur, they said.
"Three persons, including the driver of the cargo vehicle, were killed on the spot," Gosalpur police station in-charge Sanjay Bhalavi said.
Five others suffered injuries in the mishap and were referred to a hospital here. They are undergoing treatment, he added.
Chief minister, through a tweet expressed his grief over the incident. Taking to twitter, the CM said, "Recieved the tragic news of casualties and injuries in road accident in Gosalpur police station area of Jabalpur. I pray to God to give departed souls a place in eternity and the family to bear this profound grief. May the injured get well soon. Om peace!