In Anand district of Gujarat, 11 people were killed and ten injured in a collision of an oil tanker and pickup vehicle. The deceased and injured people were in the pickup vehicle. The injured have been admitted to hospitals in Vadodara and Borsad. The driver of the oil tanker is absconding, and further investigation is underway.
Local police officials said that this accident happened on the highway near Ganbira village in Ankara tehsil. Most of the victims were factory workers, who were returning to Sarol village in Borasad tehsil of the district from Patra in Vadodara district after working.
Police said that eight people died on the spot. A person died while undergoing treatment at the hospital, and two others died during surgery in a government hospital in Vadodara. The pickup vehicle was carrying 22 people.