Cement truck accident leaves 3 dead, 1 injured in Himachal

Shimla:Three persons were killed and one seriously injured when the truck they were went off the road, on the Shimla-Rampur highway in the early hours of the morning.

Those who died in the accident included Bipan Kumar, a resident of Durrah village in Kullu, Lok Raj a resident of Nirmand in Kullu and Harish Kumar, son of Rattan Chand and a resident of Hoshiarpur, said a police spokesman.

There were four people travelling in the truck (HP-63-0846) when it met with an accident and fell onto Satluj river bank at Bittal near Rampur (about 100 Kms from here) at about 4 a.m. today, he said.

Jatin Kumar, a resident of Kataua in Jammu was injured and has been admitted to Rampur hospital.

The lorry was ferrying cement when the mishap occurred, the police spokesman said.

As Editor, Ravinder Makhaik leads a team of media professionals at Hill Post. Spanning a career of over two decades in mass communication, as a Documentary Filmmaker, TV journalist, Print Media journalist and with Online & Social Media, he brings with him a vast experience. He lives in Shimla.

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