Hindustan Times (Jalandhar)

Teacher killed, five stu­dents hurt as bus col­lides with truck

- HT Cor­re­spon­dent let­ter­schd@hin­dus­tan­times.com Crime · Incidents · Jalandhar · Firozpur · Goraya · Sangrur · Government Degree College · Mohan Singh

JA­LAND­HAR: A teacher of gov­ern­ment school was killed and five stu­dents sus­tained mi­nor in­juries af­ter a PRTC bus col­lided with a truck on NH-1 in Go­raya on Tues­day morn­ing.

Po­lice said Gur­cha­ran Singh, a teacher at Gov­ern­ment Se­nior Sec­ondary School, To­ran, in San­grur dis­trict, died on the spot while five stu­dents were ad­mit­ted to the civil hospi­tal.

Fifty stu­dents and three teach­ers of the school were on their way to Pushpa Gu­jral Science City, Ka­purthala, for an ed­u­ca­tional trip. Po­lice said when their bus reached Go­raya around 9.15 am, it col­lided with a sta­tion­ary truck (PB-11-BU-8707). The bus driver could not spot the truck due to dense fog.

Truck driver Sher Singh was booked un­der the Sec­tion of 283 (dan­ger or ob­struc­tion in pub­lic way), 304A (Caus­ing death by neg­li­gence), 427 (mis­chief caus­ing dam­age to the amount of fifty ru­pees) of the In­dian Pe­nal Code.

2 DIE AS ARMY TRUCK HITS RICK­SHAW

FEROZEPUR: Two per­sons, in­clud­ing a 12-year-old boy, were killed when an army truck hit the cy­cle rick­shaw they were rid­ing in Ferozepur on Tues­day af­ter­noon. The in­ci­dent took place near Gov­ern­ment De­gree Col­lege, Mohkam Khan­wala, on the Ferozepur-Zira road. Barkat and his nephew Akash died on the spot. Barkat’s fa­ther Mo­han Singh sus­tained in­juries and was rushed to a hospi­tal.

 ?? HT PHOTO ?? The dam­aged bus af­ter it col­lided with a truck in Go­raya.
HT PHOTO The dam­aged bus af­ter it col­lided with a truck in Go­raya.

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