At least five persons were killed and eleven others injured when two passenger vehicles collided head-on at Satlasana in Mehsana district of Gujarat today, police said.
The accident took place on Ambaji-Visnagar state highway when a pick-up truck packed with passengers, moving from Ambaji collided head-on with a Commando jeep which was carrying passengers from Satlasana, Satlasana sub-inspector V Panamiya said.
“The two vehicles collided while trying to negotiate potholes on a waterlogged patch of road. One of the vehicles lost control and collided with other vehicle coming from the opposite side,” he said.
The injured were rushed to Mehsana government hospital for treatment, he said.
The deceased were identified as Kanuji Thakor, Vikramji Thakor, Kishanji Thakor, Prahladji Thakor and Nanjibhai Parmar, Panamiya said.