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Home / India News / Four killed, three injured as SUV plunges into gorge in Shimla

Four killed, three injured as SUV plunges into gorge in Shimla

Shimla superintendent of police Omapati Jamwal said preliminary probe suggested that driver lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a sharp curve.

india Updated: Aug 24, 2018 11:00 IST

Hindustan Times, Himachal
The accident took place in  Nankhari’s Dona, about 115km from Shimla, late on Thursday.
The accident took place in Nankhari’s Dona, about 115km from Shimla, late on Thursday. (Representative image)
         

Four people were killed and three injured when the Mahindra Bolero SUV they were travelling in plunged into a gorge at Dona in Nankhari, about 115km from Shimla, late on Thursday.

The deceased have been identified as Ashish, 25, Surender, 30, Dalip Kumar, 26, and Hem Chand, 27, all from Danavali village.

Shimla superintendent of police Omapati Jamwal said preliminary probe suggested that driver lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a sharp curve.

The injured, including Suresh Kumar (driver), Neeraj Kumar and Sunder, were rushed to a hospital in Nankhari from where two of them have been shifted to Indira Gandhi Medical College in Shimla.

Police have registered a case of rash and negligent driving and launched a probe.

Postmortem examination of the bodies is being conducted.