Bihar: 4 killed, 3 injured in road accident

Hajipur, Dec 18: At least four persons were killed and three seriously injured today when a speeding truck rammed into a roadside tea stall near Gandhi Setu here.

Additional Superintendent of Police (SP) Mannu Maharaj said a loaded truck was on the way from Patna to Hajipur when the driver lost control over the vehicle and hit the roadside tea stall, killing four persons on the spot and injuring three others.

The injured were rushed to a local hospital where the condition of two of them was stated to be critical.

The bodies were sent for post-mortem and the truck driver was arrested, the SP said.

Meanwhile, angered by the incident, an irate mob disrupted the traffic on Gandhi Setu for several hours.

Later, the situation was brought under control after the district administration reached the spot.


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