Jaunpur, May 13 : A woman and her daughter were crushed to death by a speeding car in Mahrajganj area of this district in Uttar Pradesh on Monday.
According to police sources, Mahrajganj's Barchauli resident Ram Lautan's wife Heerawati Devi (45) was on her way to buy ration with her daughter from a nearby shop when a speeding car coming from the direction of Usra Bazar, rammed into them before turning turtle at the Machhlishahr-Dalapur road.
Heerawati died on the spot while her daughter- succumbed to her injuries.
Following the accident, the enraged villagers kept the dead body of the woman at the Macchlishahr-Badlapur road which led to a heavy traffic jam.
Heerawati's husband had died many years ago.
Sources said that upon receiving information regarding the jam, police from several outposts reached the spot.