Four of family killed as car rams into tree in Fatehgarh Sahib
Prima facie it appears the driver might have dozed off and lost control over the vehicle that resulted in the fatal collision.Updated: May 30, 2018 13:42 IST
Hindustan Times, Patiala
Four members of a family were killed on Tuesday while three received multiple injuries as the car in which they were travelling rammed into a tree on the busy Patiala-Sirhind road. The incident happened around 3:30pm near Rurki village as the family was returning to Ludhiana after attending a function in Patiala. The deceased have been identified as Sunil Kumar, 35, his wife Sonia, 30, and their two daughters Mansi and Diya. The car was completely damaged in the collision.
“Prima facie it appears that Sunil, who was behind the wheel, might have dozed off and lost control over the vehicle that resulted in the fatal collision,” said Mullepur station house officer Pradeep Singh Bajwa.
The police added that ambulances were rushed to the spot and the victims were taken to a nearby hospital where four were declared as brought dead.
The injured — identified as Baby and Pinky, both in their 30s, and a five- month-old child, have been to a Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh, where their condition is stated to be critical.
First Published: May 30, 2018 13:42 IST