Satna, November 9
Seven members of a family, including a child, were killed and five others injured when their jeep collided with a dumper-truck in Madhya Pradesh’s Satna district on Monday morning, police said.
The victims were returning to Rewa after taking part in a family programme in Panna, Additional Superintendent of Police Shailendra Kumar Jain said.
The accident took place at around 8 am on Satna-Nagod road, about 20 km from the district headquarters.
Six people died on the spot while another succumbed to his injuries in hospital, the official said, adding that the deceased included a child and three women.
The injured were admitted to a government hospital in Rewa, he said.
The truck driver fled from the spot, he said. PTI