Garhshankar: Ramandeep Singh Arora: A speedy Luxury bus of Mercedez Benz traveling from Chandigarh to Pathankot rammed into a tree near village Panam on Garhshankar-Balachaur road. Driver and 2 passengers died including a woman while nearly 35 passengers were seriously injured. Garhshankar Police is investigating into the case.
Injured were admitted to Civil Hospital Garhshankar while some critically injured were referred to PGI Chandigarh.
The deceased were identified as driver Sajjan Singh s/o Chint Singh r/o Dina Nagar, Varun Verma r/o Pathankot and a woman was not identified yet.
It took nearly 2 hours to take the injured out of the bus. DSP Manjit Singh rescued the injured along with the police party with the help of local people.
Some of the injured have been identified as Sanjay Sharma Jammu, Baljit Kaur Daburji Gurdaspur, Kulwinder Mukerian, Jatinder Shahpur Kandi, Conductor Didar Singh, Prabhjot Mukerian, Ramandeep Fauji, Lavneet Jammu, Rajni Bala, Kirti Pathankot, Jugesh Sharma Karnal, Chetna, Bassi Noor and Gaurav.
The reasons of the accident are not yet known.