Four killed in two Rajasthan road accidents

August 22nd, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS  

Jaipur, Aug 21 (IANS) Four people were killed, while another was seriously injured when in two separate accidents in Rajasthan’s Sirohi district and Jaipur Tuesday, police said.

According to police, the first accident occurred near Pindwara area in Sirohi, some 400 km from Jaipur, when a truck rammed into a passenger vehicle.

“There were four passengers in the vehicle. It seems the truck lost balance near a speed breaker and rammed into the vehicle. Three of the passengers - Lakhan Singh, Chhothmal and Laxman Singh - were killed on the spot, while the driver Mahendra sustained injuries,” a police officer said.

The truck driver escaped leaving the vehicle on the spot.

“A first information report (FIR) has been registered against him for rash and negligent driving,” said the officer.

In another accident in Jaipur, Yogendra Saxena, 25, died when his bike as hit by an unidentified car in Shyam Nagar area here around 10 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

“Yogendra sustained serious injuries on his head. Some passers-by rushed him to a hospital where doctors declared him dead. The car sped away from the spot,” said a police officer.

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