Four persons including two children died while nine others were injured in a fatal accident between a Mohindra Xylo and a truck near Rupewal Mandi in Lohian on Sunday.The four relatives were going to Moga from Nangal Lubana Village in Kapurthala District, when the tragedy took place in the morning. The accident took place at around 12.30 pm.As per information gathered, Mohindra Xylo bearing registration Number PB 08 JB 8333 was on its way near Lohian when a over speeding truck coming from Malsian side lost its balance, over turning the Xylo.The deceased were identified as driver Ranjit Singh, Parminder Kaur (54), Sukhdeep (4) and 11 months old infant Japdeep Singh.Among the injured were Harman Singh (29), Manjot Singh (3) Sukhwant (28), Baljit Kaur (26), Gurbachan Kaur (50), Karamjit Singh (21), Gurleen Singh (19), Gurjinder Singh (23)and Jupinderjit Singh. The injured were rushed to the nearby private hospitals in Nakodar and Jalandhar.
Shahkot SHO, Rupinder Singh said that they have arrested the truck driver Pardeep Kumar and an FIR was registered in this case against the accused.
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