Betul Police Station in charge Motilal Kushwaha said the ill-fated vehicle was going to Navoday Vidyalaya, Prabhatpattan for school admission.
"Charan Dhurve (45) and his son Ayush (15), Sakal Barkade (38) and his son Dilip (16) died along with Maniram Uike (42) and Rekha (32). Uike's daughter Ekta (16) has grievous injuries," Kushwaha said.
The truck has been seized while efforts were on to nab the absconding driver, he added.
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