Pathankot: A Jalandhar family returning from Kashmir after a holiday met with a ghastly accident near Meerthal here on Monday. The accident happened after the tyre of their car bursted on the road and the vehicle went off road hitting a tractor trolley. The accident resulted in deaths of the husband and wife and one of their sons. The other son and the driver were seriously injured. Recalling the accident, the driver Tarun Kumar (26) said that they were overtaking the tractor trolley when the car tyre suddenly burst open.
The dead include Suresh Kumar (45) his wife Sonam (42) and their elder son Sahil (21). The family was residing in Maharaja Garden in Jalandhar. The injured have been identified as younger son Keshav (17) and driver Tarun Kumar (26), who was residing in Model Town of Jalandhar. In his statement Tarun Kumar said that the accident took place at 6:30 AM.
Suresh Kumar was running a daily goods shop and his elder son was a student of BCom while the younger one was studying in +2 in Jalandhar.
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