Allahabad(Agencies):Four people were killed and another was seriously injured when a vehicle in which they were travelling met with a head-on collision with a speeding truck, police said.
 
The incident occurred in Uttaraon police station area on the outskirts of the district where the speeding truck hit the van killing the driver and three of the passengers on the spot while one person sustained injuries, they said.
 
A family of five brothers who hailed from Aurangabad district in Bihar were taking their eldest sibling to Gurgaon for treatment of a heart disease, who, however, died before the surgery could take place.
 
The distraught family member thereafte  hired a van to take the body to their native place for performing the last rites but ended up meeting with the tragic mishap.

The truck has been impounded and a search was on for the driver who fled the spot after the  collision.