New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: At least six people, including five of late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, lost their lives in a tragic road accident in Bihar's Lakhisarai on Tuesday morning. The accident happened on the Sikandra-Sheikhpura National Highway number 333 when an SUV carrying them collided with an LPG cylinder-laden truck, as per the IANS report. The driver of the truck and his helper have fled the spot.

"The accident occurred when the SUV driver lost control over his vehicle and hit the truck coming from the opposite direction near Pipara village early on Tuesday. The victims were returning to Jamui from Patna," PTI quoted Superintendent of Police Sushil Kumar.

He further added that four passengers suffered serious injuries, and are currently undergoing treatment at local hospitals. Two among the injured Balmukund Singh and Dil Khush Singh have been sent to Patna for treatment, while the remaining two, Balmiki Singh and Tonu Singh are admitted at Lakhisarai district hospital. Among the dead are ADG Omprakash Singh (SSR's brother-in-law)'s brother-in-law, nephew and niece and the bodies of the deceased have been sent to Lakhisarai hospital for post-mortem. A case has been registered, and further investigation is underway.

SSR's relatives were returning home after performing the last rites of Omprakash Singh's sister. The accident happened around 6 am when the vehicle collided with a truck. The impact of an accident was such that the car was in a mangled state. The bodies of four passengers were scattered on the road, while the body of the driver and other passengers got stuck in the vehicle. Later it was pulled out by the local people. 

Posted By: Niharika Sanjeeiv