Speeding Truck Crashes Into Wedding Venue In Bihar Killing 8

The shocked guests at the wedding lay the bodies on Sikandra main road blocking the traffic and demanding compensation.

 Share
EMAIL
PRINT
COMMENTS
Speeding Truck Crashes Into Wedding Venue In Bihar Killing 8

After the tragedy, the truck driver ran away from the spot.


Lakhisarai: 

A joyous wedding ceremony in Bihar turned into a tragedy when a speeding truck crashed into the venue trampling over a dozen guests. While 8 died on the spot, six have been admitted to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The incident occurred at 2 a.m. on Thursday when the guests were dancing and enjoying the celebrations in Halsi area.

After the tragedy, the truck driver parked the vehicle on the side of the road and ran away from the spot. The shocked guests lay the bodies on Sikandra main road blocking the traffic and demanding compensation.

Sub Division Officer Murli Prasad Singh, who later arrived at the venue, said the families of those who died will be given a compensation of Rs 4 lakh each.

"With the help of the truck, we will reach the driver and arrest him soon," he told news agency ANI.

(With Inputs From ANI)



Follow NDTV for latest election news and live coverage of assembly elections 2019 in Maharashtra and Haryana.
Subscribe to our YouTube channel, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for latest news and live news updates.

NDTV Beeps - your daily newsletter

................................ Advertisement ................................

................................ Advertisement ................................

................................ Advertisement ................................