Updated May 26th, 2024 at 20:07 IST

Madhya Pradesh: One Killed, Three Injured As Truck Crashes Into House In Panna District

One person was killed and three others were injured after a speeding truck crashed into a roadside house in Madhya Pradesh’s Panna district

One killed, three injured as truck crashes into house in Madhya Pradesh | Image:PTI/representative
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Panna (MP): One person was killed and three others were injured after a speeding truck crashed into a roadside house in Madhya Pradesh’s Panna district in the early hours of Sunday, an official said.

The victims were sleeping in the courtyard of their house at Bhusada village under Brijpur police station, some 50 km from the district headquarters, around 1.30 am when the accident took place, he said.

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Brijpur police station in-charge Bhanu Pratap said the driver of the truck lost control of the vehicle and rammed it into the compound wall of the house before hitting the family members.

A 55-year-old woman was killed in the accident and three of her family members suffered injuries, he said.

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The injured are being treated at the district hospital, he said.

The villagers caught the driver, who was drunk, and handed him over to the police, he said. 

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Published May 26th, 2024 at 20:07 IST