Four individuals had been killed and 5 injured on Sunday when their multi utility automobile crashed right into a stationary truck on National Highway 53 in Chhattisgarh’s Mahasamund district, police mentioned.
The incident befell within the early hours of the day close to Teka village beneath Pithora police station limits when the Tata Sumo was on its technique to Maharashtra from West Bengal, mentioned NK Swarnkar, station home officer (SHO) Pithora police station.
“The driver apparently lost control of the vehicle and it rammed a stationary truck after hitting a road divider near an eatery. While three occupants died on the spot, the fourth died while being shifted to a local hospital,” he mentioned.
“The driver and four others were injured and have been shifted to Dr BR Ambedkar Memorial hospital in Raipur. The names of men who died in the accident are Bharat Ravidas, Mithun Sinha, Samal Sinha and V Das, all aged between 19 to 25 years. They were going to Lakhni town in Bhandara district in Maharashtra from Uttar Dinajpur district in West Bengal to work as canal labourers,” he mentioned.
A case was registered in opposition to the automobile’s driver, Krishna Sinha, beneath sections 279 (rash driving), 337 (inflicting harm by act endangering life or private security of others) and 304A (inflicting dying by negligence) of the IPC, he mentioned.
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