Eight killed, 26 injured in Chhattisgarh accidentApril 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.