At least 10 dead as truck turns on its side in Sangli
At least 10 persons were killed and five were injured, after a truck carrying stone tiles, which had also given lift to some local villagers, turned on its side in Sangli district of Maharashtra in the early hours of Saturday. According to local police, the incident took place around 3 am, on Tasgaon-Kawathe Mahankal Road in Sangli after the driver of the truck lost control of the vehicle near Manerajuri village.
“At least 10 persons have died, and five more are injured. Some more are feared trapped under the heavy stone tiles. The fatalities may go up as some of the injured are very critical,” a Sangli district police officer said. The injured victims are currently being treated at a hospital in Miraj.