MP, March 27, 2017: At least twelve people were dead and more than 25 injured in a road accident in Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh on Monday morning.
As per initial reports, a mini truck carrying labourers overturned near Neechi village on Jabalpur-Chargawan road.
Jabalpur superintendent of police Manjeet Singh confirmed the death of 8 labourers. However, an unconfirmed report said that 13 labourers were killed in the accident.
The driver reportedly jumped out of the truck and fled the spot.
The injured have been rushed to Jabalpur hospital for treatment.