Reckless driving claims 2 lives in Ludhiana

Reckless driving claims 2 lives in Ludhiana

Two persons lost their lives in two road accidents in the city on Sunday. - File photo

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Ludhiana, July 26

Two persons lost their lives in two road accidents in the city on Sunday.

Harjinder Kaur (26), who was riding pillion on a motorcycle with her husband Sukhdev Singh, a resident of Mehmoodpur in Patiala, was killed on the spot when a speeding truck rammed into their motorcycle on Sutlej Bridge in Ladhowal.

The husband of the deceased reported to the police that he and his wife were going to Aulakh village to visit their relatives on a motorcycle (bearing registration no. PB 11CQ 9217) when a recklessly driven truck hit their bike. He said his wife died on the spot while the truck driver escaped. The police have booked the truck driver under Sections 279, 337 and 304-A of the IPC.

In another road accident near Bhai Bala Chowk on Ferozepur Road, Vikas Kondal (32) and his friend Sachin, who were riding a motorcycle (bearing registration no. PB 10HD 2788) were hit by a speeding Innova vehicle (bearing registration no. PB 10FM 1632) while going from Feroze Gandhi Market towards Bhai Bala Chowk on Sunday. A critically injured Vikas was rushed to the DMCH where he was declared dead, the police said. The vehicle driver, Kunal Minocha, a resident of Mohar Singh Nagar, was arrested and charged under Sections 279, 304-A and 336 of the IPC.

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