Nawanshahr: Three persons including two men and the driver of the car (CH01-AP6767) died on the spot in a head-on collision between an Innova car and a private bus near Khatkar Kalan on Nawanshahr-Jalandhar Road here this morning. As per reports, the accident occurred when the driver of the car tried to overtake a vehicle and collided with a bus coming from the opposite direction. The accident occurred at around 10.30 am. Investigation officer Nirmal Singh said the deceased included Baljit Kaur, 40, resident of Naddanwali (Kalanaur) in Gurdaspur district, Gurdeep Kaur, resident of Laddian near Banga and Mohinder Singh, 65, resident of Kalanaur. All the occupants of the car were related to each other. Police said they were returning home from Delhi airport after seeing off a relative there. The car was badly damaged in the accident. The driver of the bus is also reported to have received some minor injuries. The bodies were taken to civil hospital in Banga for a postmortem.
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