4 youths killed, 11 injured as van smashed into tree

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Ludhiana, Dec 3 (UNI) Four youths of a music party were killed and 11 others injured this morning when the van they were travelling in overturned after dashing into a roadside tree near Samrala town in this district.

The 15-member Ludhiana-based orchestra party was returning after performing last night at a wedding reception in Kurali town, when the driver of the van lost control of the vehicle, police said.

The apparently speeding vehicle veered off the road, crashed into a tree and overturned resulting in death of four occupants, identified as Swarnjit, Jagpreet, Rahul and Babu, all in their early twenties.

The other 11 band members, including the driver, were injured and have been admiited in CMC hospital here, police said.

UNI

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