A man and his son were killed in a road accident on Sunday when their motorcycle collided head-on with a tractor-trailer at Nijjarpur village in Kotli Surat Malhi police jurisdiction near here.
The accident occurred when they were on way to Kotli Surat Malhi village. Lakhwinder Singh of Hakimpur Basta Bajigar village, a head constable in Punjab Home Guards posted in Kotli Surat Malhi; son, Dharminder Singh, are the victims. The head constable was coming to his police station to attend duty. The collision killed both on the spot.
As news reached Kotli Surat Malhi, police reached to the spot and moved the bodies to the Batala Civil Hospital for post-mortem examination. The driver of the tractor-tailer, Ravinder Singh, managed to flee but police have impounded his vehicle and registered a case against him.