Truck hits Rickshaw at Kherwada; injures 15

Truck hits Rickshaw at Kherwada; injures 15

15 people, including 7 students of government school, Kherwada, have been injured in a road accident that took place today morning at 11:30 when a truck supposedly hit the auto rickshaw loaded with students.

 

15 people, including 7 students of government school, Kherwada, have been injured in a road accident that took place today morning at 11:30 when a truck supposedly hit the auto rickshaw loaded with students.

Few of the injured were rushed to Udaipur, while the rest were taken to Gujarat border area for medication. All of the victims admitted in MB Hospital are said to be out of danger.

According to sources, around 7 students, both boys and girls from State run Higher Secondary School of Kherwada were returning home at Khanmin village in the auto rickshaw; in all there were around 15 passengers in the rickshaw.

While driven a few meters away from the school, a truck allegedly hit the rickshaw from behind. All the passengers received injuries in the mishap.

Officials of NHAI responded the scene and arranged ambulance to transport the wounded passengers.

Students admitted in MB Hospital are: Vijay (18), Rekha (18), Renuka (19), Govind (18), Anita (17), Jigar (17) and Kapil (16). Two other persons admitted are Bhavanishankar and Manilal.

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