Haryana: Eight of UP family killed in accident on KMP Expressway near Jhajjar

Eight persons, including a child and three women, from UP were killed when a speeding truck rammed into their car parked on the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway in Jhajjar district of Haryana on Friday morning.

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As per information provided by the police, the mishap took place on the KMP Expressway between Badli and Farukhnagar. The victims, residents of Nagla Anoop village in Firozabad, UP, were returning home from Gogamedi in Rajasthan’s Hanumangarh district.

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“The driver had parked the car behind a truck that was parked at the side of the road. A truck hit their vehicle from behind and the car got crushed between the two trucks. Eight persons died in the accident,” said Om Prakash, investigating police officer.

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The driver of the vehicle along with a child and a woman escaped as they were not in the car. The bodies of the victims were sent to the Bahadurgarh Civil Hospital, Haryana, for post-mortem.

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The deceased are yet to be identified, as per the police. The accused truck driver fled from the spot after the accident.

The police have started an investigation into the accident and efforts are on to arrest the absconding driver.

-PTC News