5 killed, 9 injured in road mishap
Five devotees were killed and nine others injured in collision between an SUV and a luxury bus near Dabhoi on Dabhoi-Vadodara road this morning.
According to police, around 15 devotees had gone to Chandod near Dabhoi from Vadodara for the pilgrimage of Kuber Bhandari in Chandod. They were returning to Vadodara in Tata Magic vehicle in wee hours today. Due to the darkness, the luxury bus coming from Vadodara could not spot it and both the vehicles collided head on.
Three persons were killed on the spot and two others died during the treatment in a Vadodara hospital. The injured have been admitted at SSG Hospital in Vadodara.
The deceased have been identified as Manoj Parmar (50), Yogesh Parmar (22), Manoj Hetabhai Parmar (37), Maniben Dokia (40) and Rakesh Rathva (20), the police added.
(Posted on 29-04-2014)