ramban: Two dead, eight injured as a truck rushes into four LMVs in Ramban | Jammu News

JAMMU: Another road tragedy occurred in Ramban in just 28 hours when a fast truck crashed into four light motor vehicles (MLVs) killing two people including a minor and injuring at least eight people.
The tragic crash occurred after two passengers were killed and 12 others injured, including four children, when a Sumo passenger taxi they were riding in hurtled down a gorge along the Jammu-Srinagar state highway in the Ramban district on Saturday.
Chief Superintendent of Police (SSP) Ramban PD Nitya said: “Today at around 2:30 pm a truck (HP38F-6278) en route from Jammu to Kashmir recklessly and negligently struck a Tempo Traveler ( JK01W-3416); an Alto car (JK13E-8524); a Qualis (JK0G-6723) and a Sumo (JK19-1270) when it arrived in Magarkot from Ramban district. ”
Upon receiving the information, the Ramsoo District Police Team led by SHO Ramsoo, civilians, the Rapid Reaction Team (QRT) rushed to the scene, launched a rescue operation and evacuated the injured to a nearby health facility. ” she said.
SSP Ramban said in the crash two people died instantly while eight others were injured.
“The driver of the said truck fled the scene after the accident,” she said, adding, “however a special team under the supervision of SDPO Banihal was formed to catch the fleeing culprit.”
SSP Ramban said: “The two deceased have been identified, namely Jatinder Singh (35 years old), son of Arjeet Singh, a resident of Tral kulgam and his granddaughter Nardeep Kour (4 years old).
She added that the injured included Ranveer Kour without Jatinder Singh, resident of Tral Kulgam; Jaswinder Singh, son of Shami Singh of Una Himachal Pradesh (HP); Bhagwan Dass son of Ravela resident of Halwagan-Ramsoo de Ramban; Waseem Ahmad, son of Samiulla of Pattan in Baramulla; Taj Din son of Noor Din of Ameernagar Doda; his sister Rafiya Bano; Mohd Ashraf son of Mohd Latief of Noorabad Doda and his wife Shamima Bano.
SSP Ramban said two injured, namely Ranveer Kour without Jatinder Singh and Jaswinder Singh from Una Himachal Pradesh (HP), were referred to Banihal Sub-District Hospital (SDH) while the rest of the injured follow. medical treatment at the primary health center (PHC). ) Ramsoo.
On Saturday, two passengers were killed and 12 others injured, including four children, when a Sumo taxi they were traveling in rolled down a gorge along the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Samadhi Morh, Digdole in Ramban District.

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