Three university students killed in accident on Rajpura-Chandigarh road

The car they were travelling in collided with a truck near Alampur village

Tribune News Service

Patiala, October 17

Three students were killed while one was seriously injured in an accident as the car they were travelling in collided with a truck on the Rajpura-Chandigarh road near Alampur village on Sunday morning.

All the four car occupants were students of Chitkara University.

The bodies have been sent to Rajpura Civil Hospital while the injured has been referred to a government facility in Chandigarh.

Avtar Singh, investigating officer, said that accident took place around 4 am when the students were on their way to the Chitkara university. The officer said that they had registered a case under relevant sections against the driver of the container.

Meanwhile, Rajpura Civil Hospital authorities informed that they had already conducted the post mortem and handed over the bodies to the family members of the deceased. The injured is under treatment at Government Hospital in Sector 32, Chandigarh.

The deceased have been identified as Yash Mittal (22), Aakarshit  Goyal (22) and Ishan Kalra (21). It has been learned that Yash and Akshit were residents of Mani Majra area of Chandigarh while Ishan Kalra was a resident of Panchkula.

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