Hoshiarpur: 2 youths were killed in 2 accidents in Hoshiarpur district. One of them was killed in a mishap near Kang Mai and other near Phuglana. Police have been investigating.
As per information received, a youth Bikram Sidhu resident of village Jallowal while returning with his paternal uncle Satpal Sidhu on his bike was hit by an Alto car from backside near Kang Mai (Hoshiarpur-Dasuya road). Bikram Sidhu was seriously injured and died on the spot. The driver of the car fled away from the spot. Police have lodged an FIR against some unknown driver of the Alto car under section 304 (a), 279 and 427 of IPC.
In another case, Ram Dyal s/o Harjit Lal r/o Baghana (PS Rawalpindi, Phagwara) was returning from village Davida Ahrana from his work along with another colleague on his bike at 10 pm on 8th November. The Paternal uncle of Ram Dyal, Pal Chand was coming behind them on his bike. When Ram Dyal reached near village Phuglana his bike hit a truck which was parked in the middle of the road. He didn’t noticed the truck because some lights of a vehicle coming from opposite side corrupted his vision.
Ram Dyal died on the spot while his colleague Budh Raj s/o Madan Raj r/o Baghana was seriously injured who is under treatment at a private hospital in Hoshiarpur.
Mehtiana Police have lodged an FIR against the truck driver Anand Kumar s/o Bishan Dass r/o Daulatpur Chowk (Himachal Pradesh) under section 283 and 304 (a) of IPC. He was arrested from the spot and later released on bail.