• search

Six die, two injured in jeep accident in Uttaranchal

Written by: Staff
|

Dehra Dun, July 4 (UNI) Six persons died while two others, including the driver, were injured when a jeep going to Rishikesh from Hemkund fell into a 200 metre deep gorge near Rudraprayag today.

According to the police, the jeep fell into the gorge at Khakra, 15 km from Rudraprayag in the afternoon, killing six people and injuring two.

Overspeeding was reported to be the cause of the accident. The injured have been admitted to Srinagar Hospital.

All the passangers belonged to Amritsar, Punjab.

Five of the deceased passangers have been identified as Guru Shera Singh, Mukhminder Singh, Sukhendra Pal Singh, Binder Singh, Sandy. The identity of sixth victim is yet to be established.

Senior officials have rushed to the spot.

UNI XC PA BD1748

For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more