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4 killed, 11 injured in tanker-MUV collision in Talwandi Sabo

Four persons, including two women, were killed and 11 were injured in a road accident involving a milk tanker and a multi-utility vehicle in Talwandi Sabo, around 30 km from Bathinda, on Sunday morning. Occupants of another vehicle that was also hit by the tanker had a miraculous escape.

punjab Updated: Mar 27, 2017 09:01 IST
HT Correspondent
Overturned car which met with an accident in Talwandi Sabo resulting in death of four persons, on Sunday.
Overturned car which met with an accident in Talwandi Sabo resulting in death of four persons, on Sunday.(Sanjeev Kumar/HT)

Four persons, including two women, were killed and 11 were injured in a road accident involving a milk tanker and a multi-utility vehicle in Talwandi Sabo, around 30 km from Bathinda, on Sunday morning. Occupants of another vehicle that was also hit by the tanker had a miraculous escape.

The deceased have been identified as Lachhami Kaur, 40; Prasin Kaur, 60; Tek Singh, 45; and driver Budh Singh, 55, all residents of Rama Mandi, who were travelling in a Force Cruiser (PB 01 A 3869). Other occupants of the vehicle were rushed to the Talwandi Sabo civil hospital, from where five grievously hurt were referred to the Bathinda civil hospital.

They were on there way to Jaitu in Faridkot district to attend a bhog ceremony when a Milkfed tanker (PB 03 AP 3965) hit their vehicle on the Bathinda-Talwandi Sabo road around 10am. After hitting the MUV, the tanker also rammed into a Tata Safari SUV moving ahead of it. Although the vehicle overturned, no one was injured.

Tanker driver Shingara Singh has been arrested. He was booked under Section 304-A (causing death due to negligence) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).