Elderly couple killed, 3 hurt in Patiala mishap

2 cars collide; kids among injured

Elderly couple killed, 3 hurt in Patiala mishap

A couple was killed while three, including two children, were injured in a head-on collision between two cars near Chaunth village in Samana block of the district this afternoon. - File photo

Patiala, February 7

A couple was killed while three, including two children, were injured in a head-on collision between two cars near Chaunth village in Samana block of the district this afternoon.

The deceased, both aged above 60, have been identified as Saudagar Singh and his wife Harjinder Kaur, both residents of Shadipur village.

The police said the accident took place when one of the cars was overtaking a truck. Eyewitnesses said the mishap happened due to speeding.

The injured were rushed to Rajindra Hospital. The police said the mishap took place around 2.30 pm.

Victims’ kin said the couple had returned from the UK a few weeks ago. Their daughter-in-law, granddaughter and grandson suffered minor injuries. — TNS

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