Four women and two girls were killed in Bhandara district of Maharashtra Tuesday when the overcrowded Cab they were travelling in fell off a bridge across a river, police said.
Against the permitted eight passengers, the Cab (Jeep), turned into a black-and-yellow licensed taxi, was carrying 13 persons, police said.
Among those dead were three young women who had passed their class 12 exam only days earlier.
The accident took place around 3.30 pm on a bridge on the Chulbandh river on Sakoli-Lakhandur road near Kumbhli village, a police official said. The driver lost control over the steering wheel and the jeep fell into the river 40 feet below, he said.
Source – NDTV