In a tragic accident, 3 persons were killed and 9 injured near Gopidih, Kandra on Seraikela-Kandra Road Sunday evening when a sand-laded truck rammed into an autorickshaw. All the injured have been referred to TMH from MGMCH and are being treated now.
Kandra: A speeding truck hit an auto rickshaw head on near Gopidih on Kandra Main Road in Seraikela-Kharsawan district killing 3 persons and causing injuries to 9 persons.
The head-on collision was so strong that 3 people in the autorickshaw died on the spot. At least nine persons were seriously injured in the road accident.
All were sent to MGM Hospital in Jamshedpur.
According to information received, members of the same family, all Mango residents, were returning from Seraikela by an autorickshaw.
At around 4:00 pm Sunday evening, a cement loaded truck from behind rammed into the autorickshaw.
The impact was so big that three people died on the spot.
As soon as the information spread, the locals informed the police about the incident.
Police reached the site of occurrence and with the help of the locals sent all the injured to MGM Hospital.
The injured included children of the family.
As soon as the injured were brought to the hospital, the doctors, police and journalists present in the hospital helped in the treatment.
Seeing the situation critical, the doctors of MGM Hospital referred all the injured to TMH.
For now, all the injured persons are being treated at TMH.
After the incident, the driver left the vehicle and fled.
The police have seized the vehicle and have started an investigation.