MP: Four of family killed in Sagar after truck hits their car

The incident occurred near Berkhedi village on the Sagar-Bhopal Road, about 40 km away from the Sagar district headquarters, at around 11 AM, said Rahatgarh police station in-charge Anand Raj.

FP News ServiceUpdated: Sunday, October 02, 2022, 04:45 PM IST
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Sagar (Madhya Pradesh): Four persons, including a couple and their two minor daughters, were killed and another person was seriously injured on Sunday when a truck rammed into their car in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district, police said.

The incident occurred near Berkhedi village on the Sagar-Bhopal Road, about 40 km away from the Sagar district headquarters, at around 11 AM, said Rahatgarh police station in-charge Anand Raj.

The deceased are identified as Mohit Shukla (38), his wife Raksha Shukla (36) and their two daughters, aged 11 and 7 years.

They were returning to their hometown Harda after attending a family function at Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh, he said.

Pankaj Shukla, who was driving the car, was seriously injured. He is undergoing treatment at a hospital.

Prima facie, the driver of the truck was drunk, the police officer said, adding that he was arrested and the vehicle impounded.

A case has been registered and further investigation is underway.

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