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Man dies in road mishap

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Fatehgarh Sahib, August 04, 2013
First Published: 12:05 IST(4/8/2013) | Last Updated: 12:06 IST(4/8/2013)

One person died and another was seriously injured when their motorcycle was hit by a bus near Patarsi village on Saturday.

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The victims, identified as Padoya village residents Vijay Kumar, and his sister Beena, were travelling on a motorcycle when a Punjab Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) bus hit them. They were taken to the Rajpura civil hospital, where Kumar succumbed to his injuries, while Beena remained in a critical state.

No injuries were reported by the bus passengers.

The Badali Aala Singh police have registered a case against the bus driver, identified as Singhpura mohalla resident Baljinder Singh, on the statement of the victims' brother Sandeep Kumar.

"The accident occurred due to the bus driver's negligence," a police spokesman said, adding that efforts were on to nab him.

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