Five killed in four road accidents in Gujarat: more than 80 injured
(from our representative)
Ahmedabad: Three separate incidents of road accidents took place in Gujarat. Two young men on the bike died on the spot when the bike collided with a damaged truck near Shihod in Chhota Udepur. Three people lost their lives and seven were seriously injured in an accident on Gadu Road in Junagadh.
In two other incidents, more than 60 passengers were injured when an Eicher truck overturned near Shamlaji’s Vasaya. In the incident, around 16 passengers were injured when a private travel bus from Kutch to Ahmedabad overturned on the Halwad-Maliya highway. The injured were shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Kiran Bhimsing Rathwa and Hitesh Rathwa of Bigi Rasli near Shihod in Pavi Jetpur of Chhota Udepur died on the spot when their bike collided head-on with a truck that broke down in the middle of the road at Shihod. An accident occurred between a truck and a rickshaw on the Gadu-Chorwad highway in Junagadh district, killing three persons riding in the rickshaw. While seven people were injured and shifted to the hospital for treatment. Another incident of accident happened when a truck overturned near Shamlaji in Aravalli. In which more than 60 people from the tribal community left Vasaya in a mini truck to go to Lokachar on the death occasion of Brahmapuri.
Meanwhile, after going two kilometers away from the village, the truck driver suddenly lost control of the steering and overturned the truck in a hilly area. Due to which more than 60 passengers were injured in the bus
. When the police came to know about the incident, the police reached the spot and with the help of the locals, the injured were shifted to 108th Shamlaji Government Hospital for treatment. From where seriously injured passengers were referred to Himmatnagar. Due to this early morning incident, traffic jams were also seen on the highway. Then one such accident took place on the Halwad-Maliya highway. In which a private travel bus was going from Kutch to Ahmedabad near Patia of Wadharwa village on the Halwad-Maliya highway. Meanwhile, the bus overturned as the driver was leaning. As many as 16 passengers were injured due to the overturning of the bus. The injured were shifted to Morbi Civil Hospital for treatment. Where a woman was referred to Rajkot Civil Hospital for further treatment as she was found to be more serious.