The accident occurred at 2 pm in Bhalaiya Tola village, 60 km from the police headquarters in Singrauli district. Police station incharge Shankhadhar Dwivedi gave info. He mentioned that the accident occurred when people sitting in mini vans have been returning to their villages. These people had gone to take part in a program at a close-by place and have been coming back from there to their village.
Dwivedi mentioned that the driving force of the truck had misplaced management, after which the truck overturned and the accident occurred. Police mentioned that 4 people died on the spot and 15 people have been injured. Ten of the injured are in essential situation and are being handled at a neighborhood hospital.
District Magistrate Rajiv Ranjan Meena, SP Virendra Kumar Singh and Devasar MLA Subhash Ramcharit Verma visited the hospital and the situation of the accident.