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Triple accident on Modasa-Dhansura highway leaves 6 dead


Ahmedabad: In a major disaster, a triple accident involving three trucks on the Modasa-Dhansura highway on Saturday left at least six persons dead and several injured.

Initial reports had claimed that the third vehicle was a car. According to reports, one of the trucks was laden with chemical, the second had cloth and the third had paper rolls.

The head-on collision took place near Amlapur village, at around 10 am on Saturday. The chemical-laden truck caught fire which spread to other vehicles. The fire brigade had to be called in to douse the flames.

News agency ANI quoted Narendra Kumar Meena, Collector, Aravalli, as saying, “Two persons had died and two others were severely injured in an accident between three trucks at Modasa-Dhansura road in Aravalli district”. However, several media reports claimed that six persons had died.

“Extremely disheartened to learn about the Modasa -Dhansura road accident. My support with the bereaved family and prayers for the quick recovery of all those injured,” state Home minister Harsh Sanghavi tweeted.




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