Raipur: Six people including a minor girl were killed while 15 others were injured in a road accident happened in Raigarh district on Monday.
As per the sources, the incident happened at around 3 pm on Monday when a pickup vehicle collided head-on with a truck carrying goods. These people were returning Rairuma near Siseringa under police station Dharmajaigarh after attending a family function.
Six people died on the spot while the others who were injured have been admitted to Civil Hospital Dharamjaigarh. Besides, the people who were seriously injured in the accident have been referred to Raigarh for better treatment after first aid, the remaining injured are being treated at the Hospital.
Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel has expressed deep grief over the death of six people in a road accident. Expressing his condolences to the families of the deceased, the chief minister has directed the district administration for better treatment of the injured in the incident. The Raigarh district administration is providing financial assistance of Rs 25,000 each to the families of 6 people who died in this incident.