At least three persons were killed and five others injured, when their SUV hit a moving truck on the Pune-Nashik Highway which was shrouded by a thick fog this morning, police said here on Friday.

According to an official of Manchar Police Station, the accident occurred around 5.45 a.m. when the SUV, a Cruiser jeep, was speeding from Nashik towards Pune‘s Bhosari. Just before dawn, the SUV, while negotiating the road covered under thick early winter fog, apparently failed to notice the truck ahead.