A jeep carrying 25 people rammed into a stationary truck on the Ahmedabad-Indore Highway, leaving at least 13 people dead. The accident took place in the Kheda district in the early hours of Tuesday.
A labourer’s family and some other residents of Sejawada village in Madhya Pradesh’s Alirajpur district were returning home in the jeep from Dholka near Ahmedabad when the mishap took place around 3 am.
“The jeep in which they were travelling collided with the stationary truck on Ahmedabad-Indore Highway near Kathlal town of Kheda district,” Kathlal police station’s sub-inspector A G Rathod said.
Thirteen people, including six women, died on the spot while a child succumbed to injuries in hospital.There were 25 people in total, including the driver, in the jeep when the accident occurred
The deceased also included the Jeep’s driver. The eight injured persons have been taken to a hospital in Kathlal.