At least 10 people were killed and six others were seriously injured in a road mishap in the district on Tuesday.According to eyewitnesses, the tragedy took place due to a collision among a tanker, a truck and a pick-up van near Gambhira village of Anklav Tehsil of the district.All the deceased were residents of Borsad Tehsil of the district. They were going towards Anand in a pick-up van when this terrible accident took place. They were employed in a private company near Vadodara.As soon as the news of the incident was reported, the local police, SP of Anand district and District Collector reached the spot.All the injured were admitted to hospitals in Vadodara and Borsad. Local police are investigating the matter.
Eleven persons were killed and ten injured when the pick-up van in which they were travelling collided with an oil tanker in Anand district of Gujarat Tuesday, police said. The accident took place on a state highway near Gambhira village in Anklav tehsil, said a local police official. The victims, most of them factory workers, were returning to Sarol village in Borsad tehsil of the district from Padra in Vadodara district where they worked, he said. While eight persons died on the spot, one died on the way to hospital and two others died during treatment at a government hospital in Vadodara, police said. The van was carrying a total of 22 people. Those injured were admitted to hospitals in Borsad and Vadodara. Driver of the oil tanker was absconding, the official said, adding that further probe was on.