Bhopal: Congress legislator Sukhdev Panse's mother Leela Devi was on Thursday killed, while he and his driver were seriously injured, when the jeep in which they were travelling collided with a truck at Mandideep near Bhopal, police said.
Mr Panse, an MLA from Multai, was on his way to Bhopal from Betul when the mishap occurred, they said.
He was admitted to a private hospital and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan visited the hospital to enquire about his health.
Mr Panse later went to Multai in a special ambulance to take part in the last rites of his mother.
Story First Published: January 11, 2013 00:07 IST