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10 killed in truck-van collision in Chandrapur

PTI Nagpur
Updated: 09-12-2018 00:46 IST

At least 10 people, including seven women and two minors, were killed when a truck collided with a van in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra Saturday, police said.

The accident took place around 9:30 pm when the van, with 14 occupants, was travelling on the Korpana-Wani road, they said.

Chandrapur Superintendent of Police, Maheshwar Reddy, told PTI that 10 people died in the accident as per the preliminary reports.

A police officer, who was present at the spot, said seven women, the van driver, a three-year-old and another minor were killed in the incident.

Three persons were injured while a one-year-old escaped unhurt, he said.

The injured have been admitted to a local hospital, he said, adding that the truck driver fled the scene.

Further details are awaited, the officer said.

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