PALANPUR: Three persons including an elderly woman died and two others were injured when a speeding dumper truck rammed into an autorickshaw near Sulipur, about 3km from Vadnagar town of late Tuesday night.

The accident took place around 9.30pm when the dumper truck crashed into the autorickshaw, killing oner person on the spot. Two others succumbed to their injuries at civil hospital in Ahmedabad on Wednesday.

“Bodies of the deceased have been given to their relatives after post-mortem,” said police sub-inspector of Vadnagar police station, SJ Gausvami.

The deceased were identified as 19-year-old Ranjeetji Thakor (the driver), Hardik Thakor (16) and Mashruben Thakor (65), all residents of Amarpur village of Vadnagar taluka. They were going to Sulipur from Vadnagar.

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