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5 killed and 7 injured after car rams into SUV in Maharashtra’s Solapur district

5 killed and 7 injured after car rams into SUV in Maharashtra's Solapur district

5 killed and 7 injured after car rams into SUV in Maharashtra’s Solapur district

At least 5 people were killed and 7 others injured when a speeding car rammed a parked SUV in Solapur district of western Maharashtra early today. The car hit the sport utility vehicle (SUV), which was parked after a tyre burst, on Tuljapur-Pandharpur road at Haglur village, early morning according to an official in-charge of the Solapur police station.

The passengers of both the vehicles were heading towards Solapur, located over 400 kms from Mumbai, after attending a religious ceremony in Aurangabad. Following the mishap, the 12 victims from both the vehicles were transported to a state-run hospital in Tuljapur where five of them were declared dead. The deceased included three passengers of the parked SUV and two from the other car.

An inquiry has been set up to determine the exact cause of the accident.