Seven persons were killed when a speeding dumper ran over them while they were helping victims of an accident involving two motorcycles near Betul in Madhya Pradesh.
The incident took place on Multai Road late last night when a group of persons was helping victims of an accident involving two motorbikes. Two persons were injured in the accident, a police official said.
Suddenly, a speeding dumper ran over them in darkness, leaving seven persons dead on the spot, Bordehi police station in-charge R K Suryawanshi told reporters here.
Their bodies were sent to the Multai Civil Hospital for autopsy, he said, adding efforts were on to trace the truck.
The injured motorcyclists were taken to Nagpur, about 100 km from here, for treatment by their family members, said Suryawanshi.