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Jamui : Six persons were killed when their car crashed into a stationary truck on National Highway 33A under Sikandra police station area in Jamui district in the wee hours on July 27, 2018. The car driver apparently did not notice the stationary truck in time because of heavy rain, police said. Jamui SP confirmed that 6 persons were killed in the accident. The SP said the accident took place between 1 am and 2 am. A newborn girl travelling with them had a miraculous escape.

The occupants of the car included its owner and driver Vipul Kumar, 40, besides Nivas Pandey, 48, Seema Devi, 46, Archana Kumari, 25, Savitri Devi, 60, and Anjana Kumari (35). Police said Archana, the daughter of Nivas Pandey and Seema Devi, had given birth to a girl child on July 26, 2018, at their home in neighbouring Lakhisarai district. After the birth of the child, the family members hired the car and left for Sikandra to seek medical assistance for the infant and her mother, taking a neighbour Savitri Devi along.

The bodies were sent to Sadar hospital, Jamui,  for post mortem. The infant has been kept at the Sikandra hospital, police said.

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