Up to date: November 18, 2020 9:52:25 am
9 individuals together with three girls and a toddler have been killed after an Eicher truck collided with a items trailer at Waghodia crossroad close to Vadodara within the early hours of Wednesday morning. The group was headed to Pavagadh temple when the accident passed off, police mentioned. Near 17 others have been injured and present process therapy at Vadodara’s SSG hospital.
The deceased, principally diamond staff, have been travelling within the truck from Surat to Pavagadh, police mentioned. The accident occurred at Waghodia crossroad, when the driving force of the truck purportedly fell asleep. In response to police officers, all deceased and injured belong to the identical prolonged household and have been travellng collectively to go to temples in Pavagadh and Dakor.
“The accident occurred round 3 am. There have been about 26 individuals, together with a 5-year-old youngster, touring within the Eicher. They have been all associated to one another and from Varachcha space of Surat. They’d deliberate to go to Pavagadh temple after which proceed to Dakor. Of the injured, 9 individuals died after being delivered to SSG hospital for therapy. About 17 others are underneath therapy. We are attempting to collect extra particulars from those that are within the place to speak. We primarily know that the Eicher truck rammed into the trailer that was transferring forward of it,” Karanrajsinh Vaghela, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Zone 3 mentioned.
Vadodara District Collector Shalini Agarwal, prime police officers in addition to the Medical Superintendent of SSG Dr Ranjan Aiyer reached the hospital to evaluate the state of affairs of the injured. Whereas the Eicher truck is registered in Gujarat, the trailer bears a Karnataka state registration.
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