Driver Among Five Injured in Car Accident as Car fell into Drain


Driver Among Five Injured as Car Fell into Drain

Reasi 23 Dec:- Five devotees, including the driver, were injured when the car fell into a drain late at night in the Nomai area, about four km from Katra, on Katra-Domel road in Reasi district of Jammu division. The driver is from Uttar Pradesh, and four other devotees are residents of Delhi. They were going to Katra to have a darshan of Mata Vaishno Devi.

According to the information, car number DL14C-1701 coming from Jammu towards Katra, suddenly fell into a drain about 20 feet deep at a sharp turn late on Tuesday night. Due to this, five passengers, including the vehicle driver, were injured. As soon as the information was received, the police and the local people reached the spot and immediately took out the injured and sent them to Katra Upazila Hospital. The injured have been identified as Rajesh Khanna (52), son of Shahdara resident of Delhi. JP Khanna, Tina Khanna (21) daughter Rajesh Khanna, Krishna Khanna (17) son Ravi Khanna and Subhash (40) son Bindravan. At the same time, the car driver has been identified as Mohammad Qureshi (33), son of Mohammad Janif, resident of Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Treatment of three devotees is going on in Katra Upazila Hospital itself. They are out of danger. At the same time, devotees Rajesh Khanna and Tina Khanna have been referred to Government Medical College Hospital, Jammu, for better treatment. The police have started the action by registering the case.

At the same time, local people say that PWD has not put up any signboard at this sharp turn. Due to this, vehicles fall in the drain every day, and people get injured. Therefore, PWD should take safety measures and put up a signboard at this sharp turn as soon as possible.

At the same time, on Wednesday evening, along with BDC Chairman Panthal Block, PWD officials inspected the spot and assured that all kinds of security arrangements would be made at this sharp turn within a day or two.(The Awam News)


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