Nine killed as truck auto-rickshaw crash in Bihar

March 1st, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI  

Bodh Gaya Gaya , March 1 (ANI): Nine people were killed and 10 others injured in Gaya, Bihar, on Tuesday, when a truck rammed into two autorickshaws.

The incident happened near Bodh Gaya International Airport.

Superintendent of Police, Ratna Mani Sanjay said: “The mishap occurred when the speeding truck lost control and hit the autorickshaws carrying passengers.”

“The injured have been admitted to Anugrah Narayan Singh Medical College-cum-Hospital where the condition of two of them is stated to be serious” he added.

Six injured have been identified. Three of them are the employees of Magadh University.
University authorities have postponed the raising day function due to the incident. (ANI)

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