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Thursday, 29 October 2020

3 killed, 10 hurt in Jhajjar collision

Tribune News Service

Jhajjar, October 28

Three persons were killed and 10 others injured in a head-on collision between a Haryana Roadways bus and a truck on the Jhajjar-Bahujhholari road near Nauganva village on Wednesday.

Five of the injured persons were referred to the PGIMS, Rohtak, following their critical condition.

Cause still to be ascertained

The impact of the collision completely damaged one side of the bus. Two persons died on the spot. "The reason behind the mishap is yet to be ascertained," said investigation officer Sub-inspector Satbir.

The mishap took place around 5.30 am when the bus was on its way to Chandigarh. As it reached near Patuvaas canal, a truck coming from the opposite direction collided with it. The truck driver, identified as Manjit of the district's Birdhana village, and an unidentified bus passenger reportedly died on the spot.

The impact of the collision completely damaged one side of the bus. On hearing the sound of the collision and cries of the passengers, people residing nearby rushed to the spot and took injured persons to the Civil Hospital here.

The bus driver, identified as Sanjeet, and four passengers were referred to the PGIMS. He succumbed to injuries during treatment.

"The reason behind the mishap is yet to be ascertained," said investigation officer Sub-inspector Satbir.



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