Himachal Pradesh transport minister GS Bali escaped unhurt when his car skidded off the road and landed in a field near Chaklan village, about 15 km from here, on Tuesday.
The incident took place around 3:30pm when Bali was going to New Delhi from Kangra. The driver lost control over the vehicle after suffering a fit and the car landed in a watered agricultural field. Bali, his peon and his personal security officer escaped unhurt.
The driver, Arvind, was taken to the PGI, Chandigarh, by Bali.