Cou­ple, child die in Gur­daspur mishap

Hindustan Times (Chandigarh) - - PUNJAB - HT Cor­re­spon­dent

GUR­DASPUR : A cou­ple and their three-year-old daugh­ter died on Fri­day when their mo­tor­cy­cle was hit by a trac­tor-trailer at Babbe­hali vil­lage, 5 kilo­me­tres from the dis­trict head­quar­ters in Gur­daspur.

The three — Veeru (28), his wife Pindu (25) and daugh­ter Prab­hjot (3) of Har­chowal — died on the spot, po­lice said.

They were go­ing to at­tend a mar­riage at Marara vil­lage, it was learnt.

Tib­ber sta­tion house of­fi­cer (SHO) Sham Lal said the trac­tor­trailer driver fled the spot, leav­ing his ve­hi­cle be­hind. The bod­ies were sent to the civil hos­pi­tal, Gur­daspur, for post-mortem.

A case un­der Sec­tion 304-A of the In­dian Pe­nal Code has been reg­is­tered against the driver who is yet to be iden­ti­fied, the SHO added.

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