As many as 12 persons were killed and more than three dozen injured in two road accidents in Jaipur and Chittorgarh districts of Rajasthan yesterday.
Seven persons from Haryana were killed and two injured when their car rammed into a truck near Bhaironji bifurcation on the outskirts of Shahpura town on the Jaipur-Delhi road yesterday morning, a police spokesman said.
While four of the victims, who hailed from Ballabhgarh in Haryana died on the spot, three of the five injured succumbed to their injuries later at the SMS Hospital here.
Two injured were still being treated at the hospital. The deceased were yet to be identified, the spokesman said.
In another incident, five people, including a woman and a child, were killed and more than 35 injured when a private bus carrying them overturned and fell into a roadside "khud" at Bhujar Ghati in Bhainsroad Garh area near Rawatbhata town of Chittorgarh district.
The bus was proceeding to nearby town Dhabi from Bhainsroad Garh when the driver lost control on the slopy road and the vehicle skidded off the road into the 50-feet deep "khud", police sources said.
The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital from where 14 of them were referred to Kota for treatment, the sources added.