MP: 6 killed as SUV collides head-on with truck in Sagar district

A heart-wrenching incident took place in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district as an SUV collided head-on with an oncoming truck, killing six people and one injured, said the police.  The officials said that the accident occurred near Sanodha Jatashankar Valley in the Sanodha police station area.  Official statements Speaking to the news agency ANI, SP Abhishek […]

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A heart-wrenching incident took place in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district as an SUV collided head-on with an oncoming truck, killing six people and one injured, said the police. 

The officials said that the accident occurred near Sanodha Jatashankar Valley in the Sanodha police station area. 

Official statements

Speaking to the news agency ANI, SP Abhishek Tiwari said, “There were seven people in the car at the time of the accident. Four of them died on the spot, while two others were declared dead at the hospital. One of the injured is being treated at the hospital.”

He said, “The truck driver has been identified, and efforts are being made to arrest him.”

Further, the police said that the car was on its way to Gadhakota from Sagar while the truck was coming from Gadhakota towards Sagar. Amid the impact of the collision, Pajero (SUV) was blown away. The truck collided with a neem tree which was uprooted and broken. 

Following the accident, Sub-divisional police officer Ashok Chaurasia Makronia, Chief Superintendent of Police Shekhar Dubey, police station in-charge Ajay Shakya Baheria and Divya Prakash Tripathi reached the spot.

GT Karnal road accident 

On Thursday, five people were killed and 14 others were injured after a truck barged into the other truck carrying victims at GT Karnal road.

Police said that the offending truck crossed the central divider of GT Karnal road and rammed into a truck carrying Kanwariyas who were going to Haridwar.

The accused driver has been arrested in this case. “The accused has been identified as Pappu Kumar a native of Kannauj in Uttar Pradesh,” an official statement said.