Monday, December 09, 2019
facebook
Chandigarh

Posted at: Nov 21, 2019, 7:20 AM; last updated: Nov 21, 2019, 7:23 AM (IST)

Groom dies as truck hits car in Zirakpur

Pre-wedding celebrations were under way at his house when the tragedy struck
Groom dies as truck hits car in Zirakpur

Zirakpur, November 20

Pre-wedding celebrations turned into a tragedy for a family at Chhat village, near here, when the bridegroom was killed in a road accident last night at Zirakpur. Two of his friends also suffered injuries and were hospitalised.

The deceased has been identified as Gurtej Singh (31), a resident of Chhat village. Those injured are Manjit Singh and Parveen.

The marriage of Gurtej Singh, a driver, was scheduled for today. “Ladies sangeet” was going on in the house last night. Gurtej and his friends had gone to a nearby village. The incident took place when they were coming back towards the village in an Alto car.

Their car was reportedly hit by a truck near Zirakpur. Gurtej, who was sitting on front seat next to the driver, sustained injuries on his head and was rushed to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead. The police have registered a case against the truck driver, who is absconding after the incident, at the Zirakpur police station. — OC

COMMENTS

All readers are invited to post comments responsibly. Any messages with foul language or inciting hatred will be deleted. Comments with all capital letters will also be deleted. Readers are encouraged to flag the comments they feel are inappropriate.
The views expressed in the Comments section are of the individuals writing the post. The Tribune does not endorse or support the views in these posts in any manner.
Share On