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Five employees of Jharkhand State Electricity Board killed in road accident

The accident happened late yesterday night when they were returning after an official visit to Chaibasa in West Singhbhum district.


PTI Last Updated at 04-08-2018 12:32:54 IST India
Five employees of Jharkhand State Electricity Board killed in road accident
  • The accident happened late yesterday night when they were returning after an official visit to Chaibasa in West Singhbhum district. (IMage Credit: Twitter)

Five employees of Jharkhand State Electricity Board were killed while another is battling for life after a truck hit their vehicle in Seraikela, about 35 kms from here, police today said.

The accident happened late yesterday night when they were returning after an official visit to Chaibasa in West Singhbhum district.

A speeding truck collided head-on with their sports utility vehicle (SUV), Officer-in-charge of Seraikela police station Ranvijay Singh said.

The injured has been admitted to the government-run MGM Hospital. Four of them were killed on the spot under the impact of the collision while two others were rushed to MGM Hospital in critical condition, of whom one died, later on, he said.

The truck has been confiscated but its driver managed to escape, Singh said.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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