3 Killed, 11 Injured as Car Falls into Gorge in Uttarakhand


The incident occurred near Duwakotidhar on the Gaja-Dandachali-Chamba motor road in the Gaja Tehsil.(Representative Image)

The incident occurred near Duwakotidhar on the Gaja-Dandachali-Chamba motor road in the Gaja Tehsil.(Representative Image)

Two persons identified as Dharamveer Aswal (45) and Ritika (22) died on the spot while another named Jagveer Singh Rawat (40) died at a hospital

Three persons including a woman were killed and eleven others injured on Sunday when their car fell into a gorge in the Tehri district.

The incident occurred near Duwakotidhar on the Gaja-Dandachali-Chamba motor road in the Gaja Tehsil at around 9 am, Narendra Nagar SHO Gopal Dutt Bhatt said.

The car was going towards Chamba. There were 14 people in the vehicle when it went out of control and fell into a deep gorge, he said. Two persons identified as Dharamveer Aswal (45) and Ritika (22) died on the spot while another named Jagveer Singh Rawat (40) died at a hospital in Gaja, Bhatt said.

Another injured person is still under treatment at a hospital in Gaja and the rest have been admitted at AIIMS Rishikesh, the official said.

(This story has not been edited by News18 staff and is published from a syndicated news agency feed – PTI)



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