RAJKOT: A man from Madhya Pradesh (MP) was killed and four members of his family injured when the car they were travelling in rammed into the rear of a truck near Kuwadava GIDC in Rajkot early on Saturday.
Police identified the deceased as Vinayak Dakare (56), a resident of Khandwa in MP. Other injured in the accident include Vinayak’s wife Vandana Dakare (50), daughter Nikita Vaid (28), son-in-law Durgesh Vaid (30) and another daughter Pranita Dasture (24).
“The accident occurred as the driver of the truck suddenly applied brakes, following which the car, in which the victims were travelling, rammed into the rear of the truck. Those injured in the accident were taken to Rajkot Civil Hospital,” an official from Kuwadava Road police station said.
The impact of the collision was so massive that Vinayak died on the spot.