1 lifeless, one other injured in two highway accidents
Amritsar, January 8
One particular person died whereas one other was injured in two highway mishaps on the Vallah bypass and close to Shivala Bagh Bhaiyan on Batala Highway right here final night time.
A automotive occupant died in an accident when his automotive skidded off the Vallah bypass (on the Attari-Wagah bypass) highway final night time. The precise reason behind the mishap was but to be ascertained. The occupant, recognized as Rajiv (40) of Kanwar Avenue on Sultanwind Highway, succumbed to his accidents in a hospital.
He had gone to attend a marriage operate at a resort on the bypass highway. In keeping with the police, after dropping some family members residence, he was returning to the resort.
Vallah police submit in-charge Jasbir Singh mentioned his automotive apparently hit a tree on the aspect of the highway and rolled down the adjoining under-construction highway alongside the bypass. Presently, a mission was underway to widen the Attari-Wagah bypass. He mentioned the physique was handed over to the household after the post-mortem.
In the meantime, one other highway mishap occurred close to Shivala Bagh Bhaiyan when a dashing automotive hit a scooter and later banged into the BRTS grill.
The scooter driver, Monu Suri, was admitted to a hospital with critical accidents, whereas the motive force of the automotive fled the spot. Relations of the sufferer alleged that the automotive belonged to a policeman. Two sharp-edged weapons have been additionally discovered within the automotive.
ASI Pawan Kumar mentioned investigation was on to establish the proprietor of the automotive and the weapons had been confiscated. He mentioned as per data, the automotive belonged to at least one Gurpreet Singh Kahlon. A case has been registered on this regard.