MP: Eight Killed, One Injured After Two Vehicles Collide On Indore-Ahmedabad Highway

MP: Eight Killed, One Injured After Two Vehicles Collide On Indore-Ahmedabad Highway

According to officials, the victims were travelling to Guna when their SUV collided with an unidentified vehicle on the four-lane highway.

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Thursday, May 16, 2024, 01:01 PM IST
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Indore (Madhya Pradesh): At least eight people including a woman were killed and one person was critically injured in a tragic road accident in Betma area late on Wednesday. It was believed that the SUV in which they were travelling was hit by a heavy vehicle on the four-lane highway..

Additional SP (rural) Rupesh Dwivedi informed that the incident took place between Ghatabillod and Betma around 11 pm. All the deceased hailed from Guna district and were heading towards Ratlam from Indore. Further investigations are on to identify the deceased on the basis of their identity cards.

"We received about a Bolero car accident on the Indore-Ahmedabad Highway in Betwa Police Station limits. There were nine people in the vehicle, and 8 of them were killed. All the people were going towards Guna," DSP (rural) Umakant Chaudhary said.

"Of those eight people killed in the accident is a police constable. All the bodies have been sent for post-mortem examination, and the other person injured in the incident has been taken to the hospital," he added.

More details are awaited.

Earlier on May 6, four children and a driver were killed while two other children sustained injuries after a tractor overturned in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur district.

The accident occurred in Tineta village under the jurisdiction of Chargawan police station in the district, the police added.

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