Shillong ( Meghalaya), Feb 26 : Six persons were killed in a road accident Ri Bhoi district on Sunday , Feb 26 ,2023 as the Bolero car they were traveling in was hit by a truck carrying cement .
The truck was on its way to Guwahati .
All of the six occupants of the car including three nuns, a priest, a deacon and a driver who were from a missionary school based in Assam’s Bongaigaon, were killed on the spot .
As per initial reports, the accident took place at Meghalaya’s Sumer as the truck carrying cement rammed into the Bolero vehicle in which the victims were travelling.
According to reports , the driver lost control of the steering wheel at Sumer in Ri Bhoi dist , hitting the divider and jumping over to the opposite lane to hit the Bolero car coming in from the opposite direction.