Punjab & Region

Five members of family dies in road accident

 
The Fact News Service
Kapurthala, June 20
Five members of a family all residents of Ludhiana died in a road accident on Jalandhar-Amritsar national highway near village Hamira near here today morning. Two family members were also injured in the accident and have been admitted in the civil hospital at Jalandhar and their condition is stated to be serious. The police said all the victims were going to Amritsar to pay obeisance at Harmandir Sahib and when their car reached near Hamira there was a traffic jam and car driver took a side turn and the car struck against the tanker parked on the road resulting in death of five occupants of car while seriously injured two another family members. Harbhajan Singh whose family was killed in road accident was following the car in his Alto car in a complaint with the police said that the accident occurred due to wrong parking of tanker with no parking lights on resulting in the fatal road accident. Police has registered a case against the tanker driver who fled away . The deceased have been identified as Manpreet Kaur,Parneet Singh,Sarabjit Kaur,Amandeep Kaur and Gurfateh singh. The injured have been identified as Manjit singh and Tejinder singh.