MP: Farmer gathering spilled wheat from road crushed with 3 others by speeding truck on Indore-Ahmedabad national highway

MP: Farmer gathering spilled wheat from road crushed with 3 others by speeding truck on Indore-Ahmedabad national highway

The vehicle which hit the victims was seized and its driver was taken into custody.

ANIUpdated: Tuesday, April 11, 2023, 12:12 PM IST
article-image
MP: Farmer gathering spilled wheat from road crushed with 3 others by speeding truck on Indore-Ahmedabad national highway | ANI

Dhar (Madhya Pradesh): Four people were killed while one person was injured after a speeding vehicle hit them on the National Highway 59 in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar district, a police official said on Tuesday.

The mishap took place on the Indore-Ahmedabad National Highway under the Sardarpur police station limits in the district on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday.

Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Devendra Patidar said the incident happened when Munna Lal, a farmer was transporting wheat in a tractor to Rajgarh Mandi. "During the journey a pallet broke and the wheat spilled on to the four lane Indore-Ahmedabad highway," the ASP said.

"The farmer informed his son about the incident following which his son reached the spot with another person and started gathering the spilled wheat from the road. A speeding vehicle hit them. Four people died and one sustained injuries in the accident," ASP Patidar said.

Vehicle seized, driver taken into custody

Those who died were identified as Munna Lal (47), his son Navdeep (29), driver of the tractor Luv Kush (28) and one Himmat. The injured has been identified as Sandeep (26), a friend of Navdeep.

On receiving information about the accident, police rushed to the spot and sent the bodies for a post mortem at a hospital in Sardarpur, the officials said.

He said that the vehicle which hit was seized and its driver was taken into custody.

The police registered a case into the matter and further investigation is on.

RECENT STORIES

MP: Patwari Blames State Govt For Rising Crimes

MP: Patwari Blames State Govt For Rising Crimes

MP: 70-Year-Old Woman Loses ₹97K Worth Of FD Account In A Nationalised Bank In Badnawar

MP: 70-Year-Old Woman Loses ₹97K Worth Of FD Account In A Nationalised Bank In Badnawar

MP: Overcoming Obstacles Of 27 Years, Transport Nagar Set To Redefine Khandwa's Landscape

MP: Overcoming Obstacles Of 27 Years, Transport Nagar Set To Redefine Khandwa's Landscape

MP: Congress Is Completely Fragmented, Says Silawat

MP: Congress Is Completely Fragmented, Says Silawat

MP: NGT Launches Probe Over Felling Of 79 Green Trees On CM Rise School Premises In Khachrod

MP: NGT Launches Probe Over Felling Of 79 Green Trees On CM Rise School Premises In Khachrod