At least nine people, including two women, were killed in a collision between a truck, a jeep and a motorcycle in Bihar’s Kaimur district on Sunday evening, police said. The incident took place on GT Road near Devkali village in Mohania police station area.
Speaking to reporters, Mohania DSP Dilip Kumar said that according to the witnesses of the accident, it happened for the first time that a jeep that was carrying eight people including two women hit a motorcycle while heading in the same direction. over the jeep, causing a collision.”
“Later, both the jeep and the motorcycle crossed the other road, where a speeding truck collided with them, killing all nine people including the motorcycle rider. The truck driver fled after the accident,” Kumar said. say.
The truck has been seized and further investigations are underway, he said, adding that the identity of the victims is still unknown.
Preliminary investigations have revealed that no other people were injured in the accident.
Meanwhile, the Bihar Chief Minister’s Office, in a statement issued on Sunday night, said, “The CM expressed his deep sorrow over the fatal road accident near Mohania in Kaimur and offered his condolences to the bereaved families.”
The CM directed senior officials of the district administration to provide all necessary medical assistance to the injured, the statement added.
Senior officials of the district administration have reached there.
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