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Car crash kills Moga man, his two kids; injures wife, daughter

The deceased were identified as Gurtej Singh (37), his son Ekamjot Singh (4) and daughter Komalpreet Kaur (13), residents of Himmatpura locality in Moga.

punjab Updated: Apr 29, 2017 21:54 IST
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The car in which the family was travelling, at the accident spot in Baghapurana.
The car in which the family was travelling, at the accident spot in Baghapurana.(HT Photo)

A man from Moga and his two children died while his wife and another child suffered injuries after the car in which they were travelling rammed into a tree near Mehtabgarh Chowk in Baghapurana sub-division of Moga district on Saturday evening.

The deceased were identified as Gurtej Singh (37), his son Ekamjot Singh (4) and daughter Komalpreet Kaur (13), residents of Himmatpura locality in Moga. Gurtej’s wife Baljeet Kaur (42) and second daughter Anmolpreet Kaur (11) were admitted to Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital in Faridkot.

The mishap took place when Gurtej, who was driving the Maruti Suzuki Alto (CH04-A-1393), lost control. The impact was such that Gurtej and Ekam died on the spot while Komalpreet succumbed to injuries while on way to the Faridkot hospital. They were going to meet relatives in nearby Kot Sukhiya village.

Cops from Baghapurana police station rushed to the spot for investigation.

Surjit Singh, station house officer (SHO), said, “The bodies have been sent to the local civil hospital and inquest proceedings initiated.”