Five killed as car collides with tanker in Bathinda

Five killed as car collides with tanker in Bathinda

The mangled remains of the car that collided with a tanker in Bathinda on Thursday. Pawan Sharma

Tribune News Service

Bathinda, July 9

Five persons were killed and another sustained serious injuries after the car they were travelling in collided with an oil tanker on the Maur-Rampura road in the district on Thursday.

As per the information, the overspeeding Maruti Swift car, bearing registration number PB3N 4414, collided with the tanker near Ram Nagar village area on the National Highway-254, nearly 5 km from Maur Mandi.

One in critical condition

  • Six youths were travelling in the car. According to passersby, the collision was so impactful that five of the car occupants died on the spot and one sustained critical injuries.
  • The injured was rushed to the Civil Hospital in Bathinda

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At least six youths were travelling in the car. According to passersby, the collision was so impactful that five of the car occupants died on the spot and one sustained critical injuries. The injured was rushed to the Civil Hospital in Bathinda.

The deceased have been identified as Harmandeep Singh, Harpreet Singh and Armaan Singh, all residents of Jajjal village in Talwandi Sabo, Manpreet Singh from Malkana and Dileshwar from Jogewala village. All victims were in their twenties. They were returning to their native places after shopping in Bathinda city. The police are investigating the matter.

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