SOLAN: In a shocking incident, the President of state BJP Legal Cell, Mr. Sandeep Kaushik (40) was killed in an accident when a Maruti Baleno carrying him collided head on with a Mahindra Pik-up near Sanwara , about 15 km from here on Kalka â€“Shimla national no 22 today. Mr. Kaushik wife, Roma who was sitting along with her and their 10-year old son sustained multiple injuries in the accident.
The Pik-up driver who was allegedly coming on wrong side has fled from spot after the accident. The accident took place in afternoon when Mr. Kaushik along with his family was going towards Chandigarh. The Mahindra Pik-up coming from opposite direction hit the side of car with bang causing on the spot death of Mr. Kaushik due to severe head injuries. Roma and her son were fractured their arms besides other injuries. The conditions of both were out of danger.
As news spread the senior BJP leaders rushed to spot. The body was taken to Nahan the deceased native place. The senior leaders including Prof Prem Kumar Dhumal, Mr. Sat Pal Jain and Mr. Rajiv Bindal along with other party leaders have also rushed to Nahan.
Mr. Sandeep Kaushik had remained Additional Advocate General in the office of the Advocate General during BJP regime. His father was also a very famous advocate while his mother, Ms. Pratibha Kaushik is currently Vice President of state BJP Mahila Morcha.