Burdwan(WB): Eight persons were killed and one was injured when a multi utility vehicle (MUV) collided with a truck in Burdwan district today, police said.
The MUV was on its way to Samudragarh in Kalna sub-division of Burdwan district when it collided with the potato laden truck near Panagarh in the wee hours, the police said.
Seven persons died on the spot while the two injured were shifted to Burdwan Medical College Hospital (BMCH).
One of the injured succumbed to injuries at the BMCH hospital, they added.
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