Mahilpur (Hoshiarpur), April 17
Five people, including a newlywed couple, were injured, when an SUV they were aboard was hit by a truck on Friday evening, when the wedding procession was going back to Gurdaspur after the function at Bhakhra Nangal.
The accident took place on Chandigarh-Hoshiarpur state highway near police station Mahilpur when their SUV collided with a truck coming from the opposite side.
The injured were admitted to the Civil Hospital, Mahilpur, from where the groom was referred to Hoshiarpur after his condition became critical.
According to the information received, the truck drivermdash;Gurcharan Singhmdash;resident, Pandori Ganga Singh, has given his statement to Mahilpur police in this regard.
He revealed that he left for Shahabad Markanda (Haryana) after loading potatoes in his truck from Hoshiarpur.
When he reached Mahilpur, an Innova coming from the opposite direction, which was being driven by Harpreet Singh resident of Qadian(Gurdaspur), collided with his truck.
In the accident, the newly married couple mdash;Vinod Kumar, son of Baldev Ram, and bride Ritu, groom’s mother Satya Devi and brother-in-law Gagandeep Singh, all resident of Qadian (Gurdaspur) were injured in the accident.
Vinod Kumar suffered serious injuries in this road accident.
Mahilpur police reached the accident site and took further action by taking both vehicles in possession.
By the time of filing this news report, no FIR was lodged.