Girl decapitated in accident on highway in MP's Khandwa

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Khandwa, Mar 30 (PTI) A 13-year-old girl was decapitated on Tuesday when she stuck her head out of the window of a moving bus and was hit by a truck coming from the opposite direction on a highway in Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa district, police said.

The incident occurred at around 9.30 am at Roshiya Fate on Indore-Ichhapur Highway, additional superintendent of police (ASP) Seema Alawa said.

The girl was travelling to Indore with her mother and sister in a passenger bus when the accident took place at Roshiya Fate, about 35 km from the district headquarters, the official said.

The girl had stuck her head out of a window for vomiting, when a truck coming from the opposite direction hit her, she said, adding that the child's head was severed from her body.

The errant truck has been seized and a search has been launched for the driver, the official said. PTI COR ADU ARU ARU