Maha: 6 people killed in a car-tempo collision in Beed

PTI, August 14, 2022, 4:40 PM IST

Bed : Six people were killed after a head-on collision between a car and a Tempo in Beed district, Maharashtra on Sunday morning, police said.

The accident happened around 5:30 a.m. on the Manjarsumba-Patoda highway, they said.

According to preliminary information, a family from Pune was traveling to Jiwachiwadi village in Kej tehsil by car to attend a wedding ceremony when their vehicle and tempo collided, a police official said.

Five family members and one other person were killed, the official said.

Police had to use a crane to separate the two vehicles, he said.

The tempo driver fled after the crash, but later turned himself in to Patoda police station, the official said.

The deceased have been identified as Ramhari Chintaman Kute (40), Sunita Ramhari Kute (38), Rushikesh Ramhari Kute (19), Akash Ramhari Kute (15), Priyanka Ramhari Kute (17), all residents from Jiwachiwadi village currently living in Pune. , and Radhika Sugriv Kedar (14), from Sarni Sangvi village in Kej taluka, police said.