Two killed in road accidents

A truck and a jeep collided on Gandhinagar-Mansa Highway killing a senior citizen while injuring eight persons on Sunday, police said. The truck driver reportedly fled from the spot.

The incident happened at Bavla village when the overspeeding truck coming from Mansa town rammed into the jeep carrying around 10 persons, all from one family.

The Gandhinagar police rushed to the spot and sent the victims to Gandhinagar Civil Hospital. The Kalol taluka police have registered a case of accidental death and rash driving against the unidentified truck driver.

In another accident at Odhav in Ahmedabad, a GSRTC bus rammed into a tempo on Odhav Ring Road. The tempo driver reportedly died on the spot. The Odhav police registered a case of fatal accident and begun further probe to hunt for the bus driver.

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