J&K BJP leader survives accident after car collides with truck, driver arrested

Updated on Jul 25, 2022 07:09 PM IST

As many as four people suffered injuries in the incident, including Sham Lal Sharma's personal assistant and the driver of his car. 

BJP leader and former J&K minister Sham Lal Sharma's damaged vehicle following the accident. (Sourced by HT)
BJP leader and former J&K minister Sham Lal Sharma's damaged vehicle following the accident. (Sourced by HT)
Reported by Ravi Krishnan Khajuria | Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Former minister of Jammu and Kashmir and Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) vice president Sham Lal Sharma survived an accident on Monday after his car collided with a truck. The incident was reported to have happened when the truck was coming from the opposition direction on the Akhnoor-Poonch road.

While Sharma is safe, four people, including his personal assistant and driver of the car sustained injuries in the accident.

According to SHO Akhnoor, Hilal Azhar, Sharma was in a Ford Endeavour and it was hit by the rashly driven truck.

The truck driver has been arrested.

(Further details awaited)

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