Thursday 29 October, 2020

Watch: 30 wedding party members dead in truck crash in India

A news report says at least 30 people were killed in western India when a truck carrying members of a wedding party went off a bridge and plunged into a large drainage ditch.

Footage shot at the scene showed bodies arranged near the overturned truck, which appeared to have fallen about 30 feet (9 metres).


P.L. Mal, the police superintendent where the accident occurred on Tuesday morning in Gujarat state, told The Indian Express newspaper that the driver appears to have lost control because he was tired.

Trucks are often hired by poor Indians to carry people to weddings with relatives and guests riding on the truck bed.

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