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Updated December 16th, 2023 at 12:46 IST

Six dead, one critically injured after truck rams into car in Maharashtra's Nagpur, driver held

Seven people in the car were travelling from Nagpur when a truck hit the car.

Reported by: Tanisha Rajput
The mangled remains of the car.
The mangled remains of the car. | Image:ANI
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Nagpur: At least six people were killed and one severely injured in a tragic accident after a truck rammed into a car on Friday midnight in Katol taluka of Nagpur district.

The tragic incident took place near the Sonkhamb village on Katol-Kalmeshwar Road between 12 and 2 am, a senior police official said.

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The Nagpur Rular Police said, "Six people died after a truck rammed into a car at Sonkhamb in Katol taluka, Nagpur, late last night. The injured have been admitted to the trauma centre at the government medical hospital in Nagpur."

Seven people in the car were travelling from Nagpur when a truck hit the car.

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As per media reports, two people died on the spot while two others died at the hospital.

The deceased have been identified as Ajay Dashrath Chikhle (45), Vitthal Digambar Thote (45), Sudhakar Ramchandra Mankar (42), Ramesh Omkar Helonde (48), Mayur Moreshwar Ingle (26) and Vaibhav Sahebrao Chikhle (32).

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The driver of the truck has been arrested, officials added.

(With agencies inputs)

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Published December 16th, 2023 at 12:45 IST

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