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Six of a family die in road accident

Gujarat Global News Network, Ahmedabad

Six members of a family including three children died when a truck rammed into their car on Vadodara express way.

The incident took place when the two cars in which they were travelling stopped for the replacement of a punctured wheel. It was around 4 am. A truck rammed into a car.

Six including three children died on the spot. It was a group of ten persons going to Saputara for holidaying. The family belonged to Ahmedabad.

Four members of the family suffered injuries and were admitted to a private hospital in Vadodara. The Ghiya family is in the business of wholesale cutlery and watches. 

Truck driver Vinodsingh Bisht and cleaner Pappulal Kohli, who fled the spot, were arrested from Valsad at 2.30 pm when they were about to cross the Gujarat border. 

The deceased members of the Ghiya family have been identified as Devang Ghiya, 40, his wife Dharmistha, 38, and their sons Ishant, 12, and Bhavya, 8. His brother Sandip's wife Madhuri and daughter Preeti, 12, also died in the accident. Sandip and his son Manav were admitted in the intensive care unit (ICU) along with Jinal and Dhruvanshi Ghiya. 

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