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2 minors critical in freak accident in Ludhiana

2 minors critical in freak accident in Ludhiana

The mangled remains of the car and two-wheelers in Ludhiana. PHOTO: ASHWANI DHIMAN



Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, June 18

Four persons, including two minors, were hit by a rashly driven SUV near Government High School on Jawandha Road here on Tuesday. Both the children suffered serious leg injuries and were admitted to a hospital for treatment.

The car was being driven by a woman. According to the information, the car was being driven at the speed of 100kmph and the vehicle went out of control and rammed into the pedestrians.

The injured children have been identified as Anand and Vikas. A total of four people were injured in the accident. The impact of the collision activated the air bags of the car and damaged the windshield of the car. Three motorcycle that came on the way were also damaged by the car.

The police reached the spot and took the girl who was driving the car to the police station.

ACP West Guriqbal Singh said that kin of the injured had not lodged a complaint as family of the errant woman driver had assured to pay for the full treatment of the injured.

Meanwhile, residents demanded that the police should start a campaign against the overspeeding so that such incidents should not happen again.

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