Seven Of Family Killed As Van Gets Crushed Between Two Trucks

The van had stopped behind a truck at the toll plaza when a lorry hit it from behind, senior police official said.

Seven Of Family Killed As Van Gets Crushed Between Two Trucks

The van got crushed between the two heavy vehicles (Representational)

Gwalior:

Seven members of a family, including two girls, were killed and two others injured when their van was crushed between two trucks at a toll-plaza near Agra-Jhansi Road, a police official said today.

The incident took place late last night, Gwalior city' s superintendent of police, RN Pachouri said.

"The van had stopped behind a truck at the toll plaza when a lorry hit it from behind. Due to the impact, the van got crushed between the two heavy vehicles. Seven of the nine passengers in the van were killed," he said.

Two others suffered serious injuries in the incident and were rushed to a hospital.

"The victims were on their way to Dabra town from Mehndipur Balaji temple," Mr Pachouri added. The dead people were identified as Manglia Jatav (40), his wife Narayani (32), close relative Mahesh (38), his wife Rajkumari (32), Sapna (25), Shilpi (14) and Anjali (7), the police said.