5 of family killed as car rams into truck in Jharkhand

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Dhanbad (Jharkhand), Nov 2 (PTI) Five members of a family, including two children, were killed after their car rammed into a stationary truck in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district on Monday, police said.

The incident took place at Latani in East Tundi police station area early in the morning when the Pakur-bound vehicle was coming from Bihar's Gaya district, a police officer said.

'The vehicle rammed into a stationary truck parked beside the Govindpur-Sahibganj Highway from behind. The five members of the family died on the spot, while the driver of the car was admitted to a state-run hospital in a critical condition,' he said. PTI COR IKD ACD ACD