Zirakpur, November 20
An elderly man riding a scooter was killed after being hit by a bus near a petrol pump near Nabha Sahib village on the Patiala road here this morning.
The victim has been identified as Jasmer Singh, resident of the Naraingarh area. The Zirakpur police have registered a case against the unidentified driver of the bus, who escaped from the spot.
In a statement to the police, Harwinder Singh, the victim’s son, said his father was going to his daughter’s house in Lohgarh village around 7 am. “An unidentified driver of a PRTC bus coming from Patiala hit him. The victim fell on the road and suffered a serious head injury,” the complainant stated.
Investigating officer Balwinder Singh of the Zirakpur police station said they had impounded the bus. — TNS
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