3 killed, 7 injured as lorry rams into mini-truck

Mandsaur: Three persons, including a five-month-old girl were killed and seven others were injured after a lorry and a mini-truck collided head-on on Satamau Road near here today, police said.

Kasuram Boi (50), Sharda (22) and her daughter Nima, who were sitting in the cabin of the lorry died on the spot when their vehicle collided head-on with the garlic-laden mini-truck coming from the opposite direction at Changali turn, Nai Abadi Police Station Inspector G L Balonia said.

The truck was on its way to Sitamau area when the incident took place.

“Four people in the mini-truck and three others in the lorry, including its driver, sustained injuries in the mishap and were admitted to a government district hospital,” he said adding that the driver of the mini-truck fled from the spot.

A case has been registered and further investigation into the case is on, Balonia added.