Car collided with tipper in Batala.
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A family has been ruined in a painful accident in Batala, Punjab. The accident took place on late Sunday evening near Misharpura village on the Jalandhar road. Here an Alto car and a tipper collided. Five people, including four people of the same family and a three-year-old girl from the village, were killed in the accident. At the same time, 13-year-old Gopal Singh, who was riding in the car, and Ramandeep Singh, a motorcycle-riding youth, were seriously injured. Gopal Singh has been referred to Amritsar.
The car riders were residents of Chahal Kalan village of Batala. All were coming to their village Chahal Kalan from some wedding ceremony. As soon as the information was received, the police of Rangad Nangal police station reached the spot and took the bodies of the five dead to the civil hospital in Batala. It is being told that the car first hit a motorcyclist and after going a short distance, there was a collision between the car and the tipper.
SHO Gurinder Singh of Thana Rangad Nangal said that Ashu Singh resident Batala (son-in-law) was driving the car. Shinder Kaur (mother) wife Sohan Singh, Paramjit Singh (son), Gaganjit Kaur, wife of Paramjit Singh all residents of village Chahal Kalan were going in an Alto car to a wedding ceremony at a palace located on Qadian Road, Batala.
After the family started coming to the village Chahal Kalan after attending the marriage ceremony, a three-year-old Seerat and Gopal Singh (13) son Sakhwinder Singh of the village asked for a lift and started coming to the village sitting in the car. On the way, the car suddenly lost its balance near the petrol pump near village Misharpura and collided with a tipper coming from Batala side.
In the accident, Ashu Singh, Shinder Kaur, Paramjit Singh, Gaganjit Kaur of the same family died on the spot, while three-year-old Sirat died in the Civil Hospital of Batala. Gopal Singh has been referred to Amritsar. The police have started investigation by taking the tipper into custody. The tipper driver is absconding.