11 killed in truck-jeep crash in Gujarat


Ahmedabad:  At least 11 members of a family were killed when their jeep collided with a truck near here this morning, police said.

The accident, in which one person was injured, took place near Tagdi village of Ahmedabad district.

“Eleven members of a Mumbai-based family, including five women, died, while one teenage boy was critically injured in the accident on the Dhandhuka-Barwala Road this morning,” according to sources.

Preliminary investigations revealed the jeep driver lost control and the vehicle went onto the wrong side of the road, resulting in a head-on collision with the truck coming from the opposite direction, sources said.

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