7 Killed, 20 Injured in Haryana Minibus-Truck Collision

ByTV10 Punjab

May 24, 2024
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National desk
23 May
Sandeep Dhand Ludhiana

In a tragic accident early on Friday, at least seven people lost their lives and 20 others were injured when a minibus collided with a truck in Haryana. The incident occurred in the village of Mohra, near the Ambala cantonment, according to local police.

The minibus, carrying around 30 passengers from Uttar Pradesh, was en route to the Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu and Kashmir when the collision took place. The force of the impact resulted in immediate casualties and injuries among the passengers.

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Police officers on the scene reported that emergency services responded swiftly, transporting the injured to a nearby hospital for urgent medical treatment. The condition of several injured individuals is reported to be critical, raising concerns about the potential for further fatalities.

Authorities are investigating the cause of the accident, with initial reports suggesting that poor visibility and road conditions may have been contributing factors. The identities of the deceased have not yet been released, pending notification of their families.

This tragic event has cast a pall over the journey of the pilgrims, turning a spiritual pilgrimage into a scene of sorrow. Local officials have extended their condolences to the families of the victims and assured that every effort is being made to provide medical care to the injured and support to the bereaved families.

The collision underscores the ongoing issues of road safety in the region, prompting calls for improved measures to prevent such devastating accidents in the future.