Eight killed, 26 injured in Chhattisgarh accident

April 16th, 2008 - 8:42 pm ICT by admin  


Raipur, April 16 (IANS) Eight people were killed and 26 injured in a road accident early Wednesday in a Chhattisgarh village, where they had gone to attend a wedding party. The victims were from state capital Raipur.

The incident took place at Gunarbore, in Durg district, located on Bemetara-Simga road, some 125 km north of Raipur.

Police said the mini-truck turned turtle when the driver lost control while negotiating a blind turn on the way back to Raipur after the marriage ceremony.

Seven people died on the spot while a middle-aged woman succumbed to injuries during treatment at Raipur’s Bhimrao Ambedkar Government Medical College and Hospital, where all the 26 injured have been admitted.

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