Updated: November 5, 2021 4:11:44 pm
As many as 18 persons died and several were injured in different road accidents in Kutch, Bharuch, Aravalli , Kheda and Vadodara over three days since November 2, ahead of Kali Chaudas and Diwali festivals.
According to police, three people died and two were injured in a road accident at Rahiyol in Dhansura of Aravalli Thursday after a car in which five of a family were travelling collided with a tempo around 10 am.
Three persons died in another accident on the Ahmedabad-Vadodara expressway Thursday when a Honda city car rammed a milk truck from behind. Police are yet to ascertain the identity of the victims.
Jaipur, Rajasthan-native 40-year-old Mohammad Usman Khan, who owned a transport company, was killed when two trucks collided on the Gandhidham-Bhachau highway in Anjar around 4.30 am Wednesday. Police lodged a case under IPC 304A for causing death due to negligence not amounting to culpable homicide and sections of rash driving against an unknown truck driver.
In another accident, Bhagat Patel (28), a Madhya Pradesh native, died when a speeding bike on which he was riding pillion, lost control near Varsana in Anjar of Gandhidham Tuesday afternoon. A case under IPC 304A was lodged against his friend Narayan Singh who was riding the bike.
A 36-year-old labourer died after being hit by a speeding truck at Samakhiyari in Gandhidham Wednesday. Police said Arvind Aherbar, an MP native, was working at a factory.
In another accident, two men, identified as Parbat Samaiyya (35) and Ramji Parmar (22), riding a motorcycle lost their lives when they were hit by an autorickshaw near Trambo cross section in Rapar of Gandhidham.
A 21-year-old West Bengal youth, Habib Mandal, died after the motorcycle he was riding skidded at Padana in Gandhidham Wednesday. A 22-year-old youth, Jetshi Sodha, died after his bike was hit by a speeding Jeep near Nakhtrana of Kutch Wednesday.
In another accident, 54-year-old Meera Vasava, a Bharuch resident, died when an e-rickshaw she was travelling in overturned on the Bharuch-Ankleshwar service road.
Wednesday. In another accident, Chanchvel resident, 32-year-old Sajid Mudhia, died when his bike was hit by an unknown vehicle near his village Wednesday. Sanjay Vasava (30), a native of Nabipur village in Bharuch, was mowed down by an unknown vehicle near his village.
Two persons died and three others were injured in a road accident on the national highway at Matar in Kheda Tuesday when a speeding car hit an autorickshaw in which the victims were travelling. The deceased — Irfan Shaikh (46) and Mumtaz Banu (65) — are both Ahmedabad residents. Meanwhile, 10-12 persons were injured in a road accident Thursday in Botad when a private bus travelling from Rajkot to Bhavnagar met with an accident.
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