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1 dead, 6 hurt in mishap on expressway

Saturday, 1 December 2012 - 2:13pm IST | Place: Ahmedabad | Agency: DNA
An accident took place near Ramol toll tax in CTM at 4 am on Friday while a truck was taking reverse from an entry point and a luxury bus in full speed collided with it.

An accident took place near Ramol toll tax in CTM at 4 am on Friday while a truck was taking reverse from an entry point and a luxury bus in full speed collided with it. The bus was going from Surat to Rajasthan. Sagan Rajput, 65, died on the spot and six others passengers were severely injured.

Due to the impact of the high speed, the bus’ front part was crushed on ramming into the truck. On the other hand, the truck thrust forward and the divider was damaged. There was a loud noise and the highway witnessed traffic jam for about an hour. In the midst of utter chaos, commuters helped to rescue people from the damaged bus.

The police control room as well as 108 emergency services were summoned immediately by the people who gathered at the spot. Four of the injured passengers were taken to LG Hospital in Maninagar and two others were taken to VS Hospital. Ramol police reached the spot.

Ramol PI, CL Solanki, said it is possible the senior citizen died due to a heart attack from the sudden shock.


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