Hamirpur: One person was killed and six others were injured when a Tata Sumo which was on way from Kangra to Upper Kothi dashed against a tree at Kachiari onPathankot – Mandi Highway in the outskirts of the Kangra town in the wee hours of today, according to a police spokesman.
The spokesman said that Tata Sumo driver lost control over the vehicle and it dashed against the tree as a result seven persons were injured. One of serious persons was referred to PGI Chandigarh who succumbed to his injuries near Dehra. He was identified as Vinod Kumar, 35, of Upper Kothi.
Four other injured persons had been admitted to Tanda Medical college hospital for treatment.
Kangra police have registered a case under section 304 â€“A and 279I PC and sent the body of the deceased person for the postmortem.