Sushant Singh Rajput’s 5 relatives killed in Bihar road accident: Reports
- At least six people were killed when the SUV carrying them collided with a truck
- The accident took place in Bihar’s Lakhisarai district on Tuesday
- Five of the deceased were members of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s extended family
At least six people were killed when the SUV carrying them collided with an LPG cylinder-laden truck on National Highway number 333 in Bihar’s Lakhisarai district on Tuesday. Reportedly, five of the deceased were members of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s extended family.
"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. Six people, including the driver, were killed in the incident," Superintendent of Police Sushil Kumar stated, PTI reported.
The family members were reportedly returning from Patna after attending a funeral of Geeta Devi, the sister of Haryana Additional Director General of Police O P Singh.
Singh is married to Sushant Singh Rajput's sister.
Talking to PTI, Neeraj Singh Bablu, state environment minister and cousin of Sushant Singh Rajput, said, "Five of the six deceased were distant relatives of the late Bollywood actor. Laljit Singh was brother-in-law of OP Singh".
Four others occupants of the vehicle were undergoing treatment at a local hospital. They were reported to be in a critical condition.
The deceased have been identified as Laljit Singh, his two sons Amit Shekhar and Ram Chandra Singh, Baby Devi, Anita Devi and the driver Preetam Kumar. The driver's relationship with the family has not been ascertained yet.
A case has been registered and further investigation is underway, the SP added.