Four national-level hockey players were killed while three others sustained injuries after the car they were travelling in met with an accident in Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh on Monday, police were quoted as saying by news agency ANI. As per reports, the players were travelling from Itarsi to Hoshangabad to play in Dhyan Chandra Trophy when their car met with an accident near Raisalpur village on National Highway 69.
Madhya Pradesh: Four national level hockey players dead, three injured, in a car accident in Hoshangabad pic.twitter.com/otLiRNQzoQ— ANI (@ANI) October 14, 2019
The Identities of the deceased and injured victims are yet to be determined by the police. A report from India TV further adds that the car rammed into a nearby tree after the drive lost control of the vehicle. A case has been registered by the police. All the injured victims have been reportedly taken to hospital, where one is reported to be critical state.
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