Road mishaps claim two lives in Mohali

Road mishaps claim two lives in Mohali

Tribune News Service

Mohali, July 7

Two persons were killed and one was injured in two road accidents in Mohali during the past 24 hours.

In the first incident, a university employee was killed after a Mahindra Bolero of the Haryana Police hit him at the Phase 3/7 traffic lights yesterday. The deceased, Baljeet Singh (38), a resident of Phase 4, was going towards the Phase 7 market from his house when the vehicle of the ADGP, Telecom Staff, coming from the Chandigarh side, hit his bike. He was shifted to a nearby private hospital by the car driver, Hanumant Singh. When his condition did not improve, he was shifted to the PGI, where he succumbed to his injuries last night. 

The Incidents

  • In the first incident, a university employee, who was going on a bike, was killed after a Mahindra Bolero of the Haryana Police hit him at the Phase 3/7 traffic lights.
  • A sanitation worker of Municipal Bhawan, Mohali, died while his son was injured after a speeding Alto hit their Activa scooter at the Kumbra T-point near the Sector 68/69 traffic lights.

Baljeet Singh was an employee of Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib, said the police.

The Mataur police have registered a case under Sections 279 and 304-A of the IPC against the car driver, who is yet to be arrested.

In another incident, a sanitation worker of Municipal Bhawan, Mohali, died while his son was injured after a speeding Alto hit their Activa scooter at the Kumbra T-point near the Sector 68/69 traffic lights.

The deceased, Kishan Chand (55), a resident of Kharar, was riding the Activa, while his son, Raj Kumar (33), was riding pillion when the incident took place. Kishan Chand received serious head injuries. However, his son received minor injuries. Kishan Chand was shifted to the PGI, where he died yesterday. The unidentified driver sped away from the spot.

A case has been registered against the car driver under Sections 279, 304-A and 427 of the IPC at the Phase 8 police station. The post-mortem examination of both deceased was conducted and the bodies were handed over to their family members today.

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