Tragic Accident in Madhya Pradesh: Drunk Driver Blamed for 13 Deaths

A tragic accident in Madhya Pradesh's Rajgarh district resulted in the deaths of 13 members of a wedding party when their tractor-trolley overturned. The driver, allegedly drunk, has been charged with culpable homicide. Survivors reported his inebriation before and during the journey from Rajasthan.

PTI | Rajgarh | Updated: 03-06-2024 11:59 IST | Created: 03-06-2024 11:59 IST
Tragic Accident in Madhya Pradesh: Drunk Driver Blamed for 13 Deaths
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A tragic accident has struck Madhya Pradesh's Rajgarh district, claiming the lives of 13 members of a wedding party. Authorities have identified the driver of the overturned tractor-trolley as highly inebriated at the time.

According to police, the driver, later identified as a relative of some victims, consumed alcohol both before departure and en route. Survivor Mamta, the groom's sister-in-law, confirmed these allegations.

Superintendent of Police Aditya Mishra revealed 20 others were injured, with 16 admitted to the local district hospital and four taken to Bhopal for advanced medical care. Investigations are ongoing, and charges of culpable homicide have been filed against the driver and the vehicle owner.

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