5 killed in highway accident in Haryana

HISAR: Five people, including four members of a family, were killed when their car‘s tyre burst and the vehicle dashed into a divider before ramming into a bus on the on Wednesday, police said.

The victims were residents of and they were taking Om Prakash (62) to Hisar after he suffered a heart attack, family sources said.

Prakash was referred to Hisar by a private hospital in Fatehabad.

When they were on their way, the car‘s tyre burst and the driver lost control of the vehicle. It dashed against a divider and then collided with a bus coming from the opposite direction, they said.

The five were killed on the spot, the police said, adding that four of the deceased were family members, while another was their neighbour.

Apart from Prakash, his sons Praveen (32) and Radhey Shayam (28), brother Raghubir (55) and their neighbour Vikas (19) were killed, they said.
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