11 killed in car-truck collision

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 02 Jun 2018 10:01:31

District Correspondent,


ELEVEN persons, including six women, were killed when their car collided with a truck at the Kosdani ghat in Maharashtra’s Yavatmal district early on Friday, police said.The occupants of the car were on a pilgrimage to Sachkhand Gurudwara in Nanded, they said.The incident occurred in the early hours on Friday at Kosdani ghat in Yavatmal. The deceased, including six women, were from Haryana, Delhi and Nagpur. They had come to attend a marriage in Nagpur, an official said. After attending the wedding, they decided to visit Sachkhand Gurudwara in Nanded in the Marathwada region in a private car, he said. “Around 4 am, when the car was passing through the Kosdani ghat section, a speeding truck collided with their vehicle, in which 10 people died on the spot. A girl, who sustained critical injuries, died in the hospital during treatment,” he said.

Some people informed about the accident to the Army police station, 12 km from the spot, the official said. The police rushed to the spot and the bodies of the deceased were sent to a government hospital for post-mortem.Cops took out the injured persons from the car and rushed them to Rural Hospital Arni. Medical Officer declared Kunal Tassemwal (15), a resident of Sonia Vihar Delhi, Shivani Tilaksingh Mehra (12) from Delhi, Banarsingh from Karnal, Haryana, Kiran Bai Tilkraj (50) from Delhi, Dimpal Paramjit Manni (11), a resident of Nagpur, Simran Manni (8) from Nagpur, Toshi Banarsingh Mashi (50) from Karnal, Haryana, Tilakraj (57) from Delhi, Neelam Tassemlal (40) from Sonia Vihar Delhi, and driver of Tavera car Naresh Bhoyar (37) from Nagpur dead.

Seriously injured Kiran Baljitsingh Mehare (15) a resident of Sarne, Patrhankot, Punjab and Neha Mehre (20) were referred to General Hospital, Yavatmal, but Kiran breathed her last on the way. Later, Neha Mehre was reoffered to Nagpur. After post-moterm all the bodies were sent to Nagpur. Gurudwara Committee from Nanded also sent three hearse to Arni. On getting information about the accident, Union Minister of State Hansraj Ahir directed the administration to extend all help to the injured persons. A case has been registered against the unidentified truck driver, who escaped from the spot, police said.