Taxi rolls down in Manali, 4 people injured

Manali:  Four persons were injured in a road accident today morning, when a Maruti Alto Taxi lost control, went off-road and rolled down about 30 feet into the valley near Kothi, 14 kms from here.

ASI Dayaram of Manali Police let Hill Post know that there were four persons traveling in the vehicle that headed early to the snow capped Rohtang Pass, when the accident occurred.

The accident victims have been identified to be from Kolkata, West Bengal.

The taxi driver Munish has received serious injuries. Passengers injured in the accident were Narian Paul, Pushpa Paul and Purina Paul. They have been hospitalized in Manali.

Sanjay Dutta, an engineer by qualification but is a journalist by choice. He has worked for the premier new agency Press Trust of India and leading English daily Indian Express. With more than a decade of experience, he has been highlighting issues related to environment, tourism and other aspects affecting mountain ecology. Sanjay Dutta lives in a village close to Manali in Kullu valley of Himachal.

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