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Three killed in two road accidents in Kota

Press Trust of India  |  Kota 

At least three people have died in two separate road accidents here, police said today.

A heavily loaded truck, headed for Baran from Kota, overturned last night on the highway near the Chambal Fertilizers plant, about two kilometres from the Simliya toll plaza, after it swerved to avoid hitting some cows, ASI Sitaram Saini said.

The and the cleaner of the truck, identified as Durgesh Rathore (25) and Mali (24), respectively, both residents of district, were killed on the spot while a third person, identified as (20), sustained minor injuries, he said.

The bodies were handed over to the family members today after postmortem at Maharao Bheem Singh (MBS) hospital, Kota, and a case was lodged under sections of the Motor Vehicle Act, the ASI said.

(28), a resident of Premnagar-II in Kota city, was killed this morning after a speeding car ploughed into his motorbike near the Tathed overbridge here, police said.

Gujjar was rushed to the but he succumbed to to injuries during treatment, ASI said.

The of the four-wheeler managed to flee, however, the car was seized, the ASI said, adding that the body was handed over to the family members after postmortem.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 20:00 IST