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Sunday, 11 October 2020

Dumper, car collide in Barara, one dead

Tribune News Service

Ambala, October 10

A man was killed when the car in which he was travelling, was hit by a dumper near grain market in Barara last night.

The deceased has been identified as Gulzar Singh, a resident of Barara.

In his complaint to the police, Sukhbir Singh, a resident of Barara, stated that he and Gulzar were partners in fish farming. Last evening, they were on their way to Barara from Adhoya Chowk. While Gulzar was in his car, Sukhbir was behind him on his two-wheeler. Around 7:15 pm, a dumper, which was coming from the wrong direction hit the car head-on, and went off road. Gulzar, who suffered head injuries, was rushed to a private hospital in Mullana, where he died while undergoing treatment.

Meanwhile, the dumper driver managed to flee leaving his vehicle behind.

A case was registered under Sections 279 and 304A, IPC, at the Barara police station today. They body was handed over to the family of the deceased after the postmortem.

Meanwhile, bodies of Rahul of Shahabad-Markanda in Kurukshetra and Gaurav of Sadhaura in Yamunanagar, who were killed on the spot when the two-wheeler they were riding, collided with a dumper loaded with sand near the Ugala village chowk on the Barara-Shahabad road last night, were also handed over to their families today. A case was registered under Sections 279 and 304A, IPC, on the complaint of Gaurv’s uncle Pawan Kumar.

The DSP, Barara, Rajnish Kumar, said, “Bodies of the victims of both the cases have been handed over to their respective families. The dumper involved in Gulzar’s case was empty. Efforts are on to nab drivers.”

from The Tribune

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