Patiala: A 22-year-old doctor Pooja Sharma, working in a private hospital in Patiala, was run over by a private bus on Sunday.
The people present there immediately informed the Police about the mishap. The Police from Lahori gate police station immediately reached the spot and took custody of the body and sent it to the Government Rajindra Hospital for the autopsy. Whereas, the bus driver fled from the scene. The Police also informed that the family of the deceased at Ludhiana about the accident. According to the sources, doctor Pooja Sharma completed her MBBS degree just last year and started working in a private hospital in Patiala and started up down from Ludhiana to Patiala. On Sunday she came from Ludhiana to perform her duty and as she came down from Ludhiana around 10 am. At that time the driver of a private bus was reversing the bus to take it to the counter and Pooja then slipped and fell and was run down.
When contacted the Lahori gate Police Station in this connection, where the case in this connection has been registered, then Assistant Sub Inspector, Gurinder Singh said that a case in this connection has been registered on the statement of the father of the deceased Lal Chand Sharma, a resident of the Ludhiana against the bus driver Anoop Singh. The driver is the resident of Ram Nagar village. He said that a case under Sections 279, 304-A of the IPC. He said that the body of the deceased has been handed over to the members of the family after the autopsy
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