Family burnt alive after car hits truck in northern India

Family burnt alive after car hits truck in northern India

A family of seven members was burnt alive after the car they were in hit a truck and led to a fire, in northern India’s Rajasthan.

This incident took place in Sikar district of the state on April 14.

Visuals showed the tragic aftermath of this accident where the car was burnt to ashes. The flames had engulfed the whole car and burnt alive everyone inside of it with thick black smoke rising from the spot. Later on, the remaining part of the car was pulled away from the spot of the accident with the help of a crane and a huge crowd was spotted at the site of the accident.

According to a report, the seven people inside the car were from Meerut in northern India’s Uttar Pradesh and they had been heading to Hisar from the Salasar Balaji temple. The report states that this accident took place when the car hit the moving truck from behind in a bid to escape another car that was heading towards from the opposite direction. The car was initially trying to overtake the truck and upon collision, fire broke out in the LPG kit in the car. Out of the seven, three were women and two were children who died in this accident. Those inside the car weren’t able to come out of the vehicle as the fire broke out.

Fire tenders from Laxmangarh, Ramgarh and also Fatehpur rushed to the spot and the fire was put out in a short span of time but by then, the damage had been done. The victims were identified as Neelam Goyal (55), Ashutosh Goyal (35), Manju Bindal (58), Hardik Bindal (37), Swati Bindal (32), Diksha (7), and Swati (4). All the bodies of the deceased were sent to the Rajkiya Dhanuka Sub-District Hospital for post-mortem.

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