3 killed, 14 injured in accidents in Karnal

Three persons, including a child, were killed and at least 14 others were injured in two road accidents in Karnal district in the past 24 hours.

chandigarh Updated: Mar 09, 2012 19:21 IST
Hindustan Times

Three persons, including a child, were killed and at least 14 others were injured in two road accidents in Karnal district in the past 24 hours.

According to information, two persons were killed when a car rammed a tree near Rambha village on the Karnal-Indri road on Thursday evening.

Police said the mishap occurred after a tyre of the speeding car burst. Two persons were killed on the spot while two others sustained serious multiple injuries.

In other incident reported from Guniana village in the district, a private bus fell in a roadside ditch and overturned after the bus driver lost control while saving a motorcyclist on the Karnal-Kaithal road, killing 7-year-old Anshu on Thursday.

Twelve injured passengers were admitted at a primary health centre at Nissing.

First Published: Mar 09, 2012 19:19 IST