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Couple killed, three others injured in road accident

Press Trust of India  |  Samastipur 

A couple was killed and three other family members were injured today as their car rammed into a stationary truck in Bihar's Samastipur district, a police officer said.

The incident took place near Dhepura village on NH-28 as a speeding car rammed into a stationary truck. An elderly couple, identified as Singh (60) and his wife Poonam Devi (57) died on the spot, while three other family members were injured, Dalsinghsarai police station in-charge Naresh Paswan said.

The injured persons were taken to Sub-divisional hospital at Dalsinghsarai where the attending doctors referred them to Medical College Hospital as their condition was serious, he said.

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem, Paswan said.

The occupants were car were returning to home in Munger district after attending a marriage function in Samastipur.

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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 18:57 IST