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Veteran Bollywood actress and BJP MP from Mathura, Hema Malini, suffered head injuries in a road accident in Dausa district of Rajasthan, in which a five-year-old child was killed, on Thursday evening.

The accident took place while she was on her way to Jaipur. The parliamentarian's Mercedes car rammed into a Maruti Alto car.

Hema Malini suffered injuries on her head and legs. She was rushed to Fortis hospital in Jaipur where her condition was reported to be stable.

However, a child travelling in the other was killed in the collision, while four others were injured.

"The accident occurred on national highway 11 near Dausa Midway at around 9 pm when the car in which Hema Malini was travelling collided with another car. One five-year old was killed who was in the other car. Four others who were injured in the accident have been admitted in Dausa hospital," a policeman told The Indian Express.

See accident photos here.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje tweeted about the accident and said that immediate relief and medical care would be provided to the victims. 

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