Aurangabad, November 7: Diwali this year turned tragic for few families in Bihar as a total of 5 people, including an executive of a private bank, were killed in two separate road accidents reported in Aurangabad and West Champaran districts.
In Aurangabad, three persons travelling in a car were killed when their vehicle was hit by a speeding a speeding truck from behind, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Anoop Kumar. The accident occurred in Kama Bigaha village under Town police station area, the DSP told reporters. Truck Meets Accident on Mumbai-Pune Highway, People Steal Onions, While Drives Bleeds.
Among the deceased included a man and his daughter belonging to Dhanbad village in neighbouring Jharkhand. They were headed towards a destination in the bordering region of Uttar Pradesh.
Three other occupants of the ill-fated car suffered injuries in the accident. They are being treated at a hospital in Gaya, where their condition is reported to be stable.
Meanwhile, two motorcyclists died in West Champaran district, when they were rammed into by a speeding auto-rickshaw. The accident occurred on the Narkatiaganj-Sahodara road, said district Superintendent of Police Jayant Kant. The deceased including a private bank official, belong to the adjacent villages, and were returning from East Champaran region.