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9 killed, 25 injured in road accident in Gujarat

Navsari (Gujarat) | At least nine people were killed and 25 others injured when a minibus and an SUV collided in Gujarat’s Navsari on Saturday. Officials gave this information. Navsari Rural Police Inspector D.K. Patel told reporters that the accident took place on National Highway No. 48 near Vesma Circle. The SUV Fortuner was going from Valsad to Ankleshwar, while the luxury minibus was going from Ahmedabad to Valsad.

Patel said that the bus driver had suffered a heart attack, due to which the accident took place.

Eight of the dead were traveling in an SUV and one was a bus passenger.

In the accident, seven people traveling in the SUV died on the spot, while one died in the hospital during treatment. The condition of the ninth passenger in the SUV is said to be critical.

As per preliminary information the SUV in question belonged to Pro-life Bio-Chemical Limited, Ankleshwar.

The bus passengers were residents of Valsad and were returning home after attending a program of the BAPS sect in Ahmedabad.

There were 30 passengers on the bus. Of these, 25 were injured.

Of the 25, 17 were shifted to Valsad and eight others are undergoing treatment at Navsari Hospital.


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