6 dead in accident in Bihar as truck tyre bursts midway

Bhagalpur: In a tragic accident in Bihar’s Bhagalpur, as many as six people, including a child, died after as a truck tyre burst midway, said reports on Tuesday

Reports say a truck laden with goods lost control and fell on an SUV in Bihar’s Bhagalpur in late night hours on Monday. The accident took place on National Highway 80 near Aamapur village, within the jurisdiction of the Ghogha police station.

According to sources, the passengers in the SUV were members of a wedding party (baraat), who were travelling from Dhapari in Munger to Shrimatpur in Kahalgaon. According to reports, a speeding truck, laden with rods, overturned and fell into the car after suffering a tyre burst.

Further it is worth mentioning that local authorities and residents, worked tirelessly to remove the mortal remains of the victims from the accident site. The rescue operations continued into wee hours of Tuesday.

The bodies of the deceased were removed from the scene and transported to a nearby hospital for post-mortem, sources said. Further detailed reports awaited. (With Inputs From: ANI)

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