Three of family killed in accident, woman hurt

The collision was so intense that the iron girder pierced through the MUV and came out from the rear side

Three of family killed in accident, woman hurt

The ill-fated MUV that met with an accident near Mukerian.

Our Correspondent

Mukerian (Hoshiarpur), January 22

Three of a family died, while a woman was injured in a road accident on the Jalandhar-Jammu National Highway, near Mansar, on Saturday. They were returning to their native village Naushera Nal Banda in district Pathankot after attending a wedding in Fattuwal village of Mukerian in an MUV (Innova).

The speeding MUV collided with the railing on the highway near Mansar village. The collision was so intense that the iron girder pierced through the MUV and came out from the rear side. In this horrific accident, three persons died on the spot, while a woman was seriously injured. Eyewitnesses said the driver appeared to be drunk and fled from the spot.

The deceased have been identified as Rajwinder Singh, son of Jaswant Singh; Jashanpreet Singh, son of Naik Kamaljit Singh; and Jashanpreet Singh, son of Paramjit Singh, while the injured woman has been identified as Bhupinder Kaur, wife of Rajwinder Singh. The woman has been admitted to the Civil Hospital in Mukerian. The police are investigating.

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