Patna, July 11: In a tragic incident, at least eight people were killed and six others were severely injured in a road accident in Bihar on Wednesday. According to a tweet by ANI, the deadly accident took place in Lakhisarai area after a speeding truck lost control and rammed into a wedding pandal near the road last night. Reports inform that the injured ones are currently undergoing treatment at the nearby hospital.
As soon as the incident was reported, police rushed to the spot to take a stock of the situation. Reports inform that the driver fled from the spot leaving the truck behind. Efforts to nab the driver are in full swing.
Here's the tweet:
Lakhisarai: 8 dead, 6 injured after a speeding truck lost control and rammed into a wedding pandal near the road last night. Injured undergoing treatment. The driver fled from the spot leaving the truck behind. #Bihar
— ANI (@ANI) July 11, 2019
Last month, six people were killed in two separate road accidents in Bihar. In the first accident that took place in Nawada district’s Kawada, three died after a bus in which they were travelling in rammed into an electric pole and 12 people were injured in the accident. In another incident, three kids died after a speeding SUV ran over them while they were sleeping on a pavement in Patna.