Trucker killed, two others injured in road mishap at Ramban
Jammu, Sept 7: A driver of a canter vehicle was killed and two persons were injured in an accident along Jammu-Srinagar highway in Ramban district on Tuesday, officials said.
They said that at about 5:15 hours, a truck trawler bearing registration number (RJ19GB-8209) driven by Raju Ram (30) of Shiva Bermar Rajistan, on its way from Jammu to Srinagar hit one Canter Truck bearing registration number (UP66-T-1883), moving in opposite direction.
“Both trucks rolled down into a 1000-ft deep gorge, resulting in on the spot death of canter driver identified as Anuj Kumar Tripathi (35)of Kalyanpur Kanpur UP,” the officials added.
The conductor of Canter, identified as Om Narayan (40) of Kartholi UP and driver of Trawler, Raju Ram (30) were injured and were removed to District hospital Ramban by police and a QRT team.
Confirming the mishap, a police officer said that a case (FIR No 138/20210) under section 279 337 304-A IPC has been registered in police station Ramban. (GNS)