Amritsar: Three persons among a couple were killed and two sustained serious injuries in collision between a tipper and car on Amritsar-Jalandhar national highway at Amritsar on Sunday.
The incident happened around 12.00 in the noon when a Swift Car No PB 02 CA 8626 coming from Goraya and going towards Amritsar collided with a Tipper.
The Car was badly smashed and three persons died on the spot while two others injured critically were rushed to a hospital.
Those killed have been identified as Shashi Kant Sharma and his wife Komal Sharma both residents of Ranjiv Avenue Amritsar and Rajan Sharma, a kin of the couple.
The injured include Bhavya Sharma and Anju Sharma.
ASI Tirlok Singh who visited the spot said that the police have taken Tipper No. PB 06 C 2369 into custody while driver of the Tipper Jaswinder Singh son of Channan Singh, a resident of village Dhariwal, Distt. Gurdaspur managed to escape. A case has been registered in this respect, he said.
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