A mother-daughter duo and one other youngster had been killed and 4 different members of their household had been injured after the Sports Utility Vehicle they had been travelling in collided with a truck on a nationwide freeway in Gujarat’s Valsad district, police stated on Monday.
The incident occurred final evening when seven members of a household had been returning of their Sports Utility Vehicle from Daman to Ankleshwar after attending the final rites of their relative, an official stated.
“The driver of the car lost his control at the wheel following which the SUV jumped on a road divider, hit a street lamp post before ramming into a truck from behind. Three persons were killed on the spot,” he stated.
Those who died included Rafat Kachwala (32), her daughter Mannat (8), and Rafat’s niece Khushi (10), police stated.
The injured individuals had been rushed to 2 hospitals, the official stated.