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5 Dead after overload truck fell on car in Rajasthan

Jaipur, June 6: Five persons, including three women, were killed when a speeding truck swerved and fell on their car along with its cargo of over 40 tonnes of salt early on Tuesday, police said.

“The incident took place early in the morning on Chomu House circle here in Jaipur when the speeding truck fell on a car. While four persons were killed on the spot, one died while being treated in the hospital,” police told IANS.

“Prima facie it looks like a case of speeding and negligent driving,” an official said.

The truck driver had escaped from the spot. Meanwhile, Police is on hunt for him.

 Wefornews Bureau

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