Published: August 12, 2018 4:02:36 pm
Seven members of a family, all minors, were killed when their car fell into a ditch in Gujarat’s Panchmahal district, police said Sunday.
The incident happened around midnight Saturday night when one of the rear wheels of the car, carrying 10 people, came off at a sharp turn on the Halol-Bodeli road, near Bhat village in Jambughoda tehsil, located around 180 km from here.
As a result, the driver lost control of the vehicle, which plunged into a roadside ditch filled with water, an official at the Jambughoda police station said. While the locals managed to rescue three people, seven others could not be saved, he added.
All the deceased belonged to the same family in Bodeli town. They…