5 days after wedding, couple killed in accident on Jalandhar-Amritsar highway

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Jalandhar
  • Updated: Jul 16, 2016 22:25 IST
The Maruti Swift car in which the couple was travelling at Jalandhar-Amritsar highway on Saturday. (HT Photo)

Married five days ago, a couple died in a road mishap on Saturday morning after the car, in which they were travelling, collided with Amritsar-bound Punjab Roadways bus at Jalandhar-Amritsar highway on Saturday morning. The accident occurred after the car driver failed to control it due to rain-flooded slippery road.

The couple has been identified as Mandeep Singh and Lovepreet Kaur of Amarkot near Amritsar. The couple had married on July 11 and were going to Ludhiana for taking IELTS exam in Maruti Swift (PB46-S-4341). Mandeep died on the spot while Lovepreet succumbed in local hospital.

The highway patrolling and Focal Point police rushed to the hospital and Mandeep’s body was shifted to the civil hospital by the filling this report.

The cops have called family members of the deceased.

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