aipur(JPN/Bureau): At least 23 people were killed and several others injured when an overloaded pickup vehicle collided with a truck on Nagaur-Mundwa highway.

19 women and four men were among the victims who were reportedly going to the pay obeisance at Butati.

Onlookers reported that around four P.M, when the pickup vehicle was moving towards Butati, a truck suddenly came in front of it as a result of which the driver lost control and rammed into the truck.

The impact of the collision was so intense that 21 people died on spot. Those who were seriously injured are being treated in Nagaur hospital. All senior officials including the Collector and Police Commissioner reached on the spot to take stock of the situation.