One person was killed and seven people were injured after six vehicles collided due to dense fog on National Highway-27 near Thikeriya village in Baran district today, police said here.
The accident occurred around 5.30 AM when the vehicles, including a passenger bus, collided with each other leading to the death of the man.
“The man was killed on the spot in the mishap while seven others including the driver and conductor of the passenger bus sustained injuries and were rushed to Maharao Bheem Singh (MBS) hospital in Kota where they are undergoing medical treatment, Anta police station SHO Hament Kumar Gautam said.
The identity of the deceased person is yet to be ascertained, he further added.
Expressing grief over the incident, former chief minister Ashok Gehlot tweeted, “Shocked to know of tragic road accident on NH27, in which one person lost his life. Heartfelt condolences to brvd family n pryrs for injured.”
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