Three killed, 19 injured in car-mini truck crash

March 22nd, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS  

Greater Noida, March 22 (IANS) Three woman were killed and 19 other people were injured Sunday when a speeding car crashed into a mini-truck moving ahead of it on the Noida-Greater Noida Expressway, the police said.
The accident occurred around 4.00 p.m. Sunday near the Bhadoli village on the expressway.

The mini-truck, in which a lot of people were travelling, was hit from behind by a speeding car. The driver of the mini-truck lost control over the vehicle and it overturned into a ditch, the police said.

Three woman - identified as Chandra, 60, Kusum, 30, and Subri, 30 - travelling in the mini-truck were killed in the accident and 19 other people were injured.

The injured were rushed to hospitals in Greater Noida. The driver of the car was also in a critical condition, the police said.

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