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Rajasthan minister Babu Lal Verma injured, PA killed in car accident

Verma has been admitted to the ICU of a hospital in Kota.

india Updated: Aug 01, 2017 14:56 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Kota
Rajasthan,Babu Lal Verma,Car Accident
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Rajasthan minister Babu Lal Verma was injured while his personal assistant was killed when his car hit a buffalo and overturned on the Kota-Baran Highway early Tuesday, police said.

The car driver, Moti Lal, was also injured in the accident, they said.

Verma has been admitted to the ICU of Maharao Bheem Singh (MBS) hospital in Kota and has been referred to Jaipur. His condition is stated to be stable.

The state food and supplies minister was returning from Baran after an event at 1 AM when the car hit a stray buffalo and then rammed into a divider before turning turtle near a flyover, Semliya Police Station SHO Banwari Lal said.

They were immediately rushed to the hospital where the minister’s personal assistant, Rajendra Pradas Rager (43), a resident of Baneta village, was declared dead, the SHO said.

First Published: Aug 01, 2017 14:06 IST