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13 labourers sleeping on footpath killed after truck runs over them in India

Photo used for illustrative purpose. — Courtesy: Alamy
Photo used for illustrative purpose. — Courtesy: Alamy

Surat - All the deceased were labourers from the state of Rajasthan



By ANI

Published: Tue 19 Jan 2021, 8:53 AM

Thirteen people from Rajasthan were crushed to death by a truck in Surat’s Kosamba late Monday night, police said.

All the deceased were labourers hailing from Banswada district in Rajasthan. During the time of the accident, they were sleeping on a footpath.

“The truck collided with a tractor loaded with sugarcane, after which the driver of the truck lost control of the vehicle and drove it over the pavement,” CM Jadeja, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Kamrej Division, Surat, said. Six people, who suffered injuries in the accident, have been hospitalised.


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