Ratlam: A truck crushed bystanders and people on a bike when the vehicle’s tyre burst at Satrunda crossroads in Madhya Pradesh’s Ratlam district, killing seven and injuring nine.
“The event occurred on Sunday evening,” Ratlam District Collector Narendra Kumar Suryavanshi stated. A truck lost control when a tyre broke and collided with spectators, killing five people on the spot and injuring 11 more. They were sent to the hospital right away.”
Later, two more people died as a result of their injuries, bringing the total to seven. Six of the nine patients were admitted to Ratlam Civil Hospital, one to Ratlam GD Hospital, and two were treated in Indore.
The administration has offered ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh to each of the deceased’s families and Rs 50,000 to each of the injured.