Seven die in collision
Seven persons were killed and 14 others injured in a head-on collision between a pick-up jeep and a truck on Meerut road in Haryana's Karnal district on Friday, police said. The pick-up van was carrying 21 people. The victims were returning from Haridwar when the accident occurred near Dhakwala Gujran village in Karnal, SHO of Police Station Sadar in Karnal district, Inspector Manoj Kumar said over phone. While one person succumbed at the accident spot, six others died at the Kalpana Chawla Medical College in Karnal. "All the injured were taken to Kalpana Chawla Medical College, out of which two seriously injured were rushed to PGIMER at Chandigarh," he said. He said all the 21 travelling in the pick-up van belonged to Karnal district.