5 Killed, 3 Injured After Truck, Tempo Collide In Nashik: Cops

The mishap took place near Sinnar on Nashik-Punehighway on Saturday evening when some locals were taking their cattle for grazing, an official at Sinnar police station said.

5 Killed, 3 Injured After Truck, Tempo Collide In Nashik: Cops

The truck driver applied brakes as he saw a herd of cattle crossing road, said police. (Representational)

Nashik:

Five people were killed and three others injured in an accident involving a truck and a tempo in Maharashtra's Nashik district, police said on Sunday. The mishap took place near Sinnar on Nashik-Punehighway on Saturday evening when some locals were taking their cattle for grazing, an official at Sinnar police station said.

The speeding truck's driver applied sudden brakes as he saw a herd of cattle crossing the road, hitting a person who died on spot, the police official said. 

Meanwhile, as the truck stopped suddenly, a tempo moving behind collided with it from the rear side, killing two passengers each from both the vehicles, he said.

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Three persons travelling in the tempo were also injured and admitted to a local hospital, he added.