Purulia (WB): Four persons were killed and as many injured when a paddy-laden truck overturned at a village in the Raghunathpur police station area in Purulia district on Monday.

The occupants of the vehicle were all daily labourers aged between 35 and 37. The driver escaped.

The injured were taken to the nearest hospital Bankura Sammilani Medical College and Hospital in a serious condition.