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Punjab: One killed, 2 hurt after Luxury car hits motorcycle in Zirakpur | VIDEO

In Zirakpur, Punjab, a tragic accident at the Lohgarh light point resulted in the death of 19-year-old Sahib, from Uttar Pradesh, and injuries to two others. On Tuesday night, a BMW driven by a Mohali resident collided with their motorcycle on the Zirakpur-Patiala highway.

Edited By: Nitin Kumar @Niitz1 Chandigarh Updated on: May 31, 2024 0:08 IST
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Image Source : INDIA TV Punjab: One person is killed after a luxury car hits a motorcycle in Zirakpur.

In a tragic incident at the Lohgarh light point in Punjab's Zirakpur, a youth was killed and two others injured when a luxury car struck their motorcycle, police reported on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Sahib, a 19-year-old native of Uttar Pradesh. 

Details of the incident

The accident occurred on Tuesday night on the Zirakpur-Patiala highway. A BMW, driven by a resident of Mohali, collided with the motorcycle, causing the riders to be thrown into the air before the motorcycle struck a stationary truck.

Legal proceedings

Zirakpur Station House Officer (SHO) Jaskanwal Singh Sekhon stated that the car driver was arrested following the incident but was later granted bail. The vehicle, owned by the Mohali resident, was noted to be a second-hand purchase.

Pedestrian killed in Chandigarh-Ambala highway accident

In another incident, a tragic hit-and-run accident occurred on the Chandigarh-Ambala highway, resulting in the death of a 54-year-old pedestrian. The victim, Ramesh Kumar from Preet Colony, Zirakpur, owned a hardware shop and was returning home from Lalru when a speeding Mercedes struck him near Haldiram.

Victim pronounced dead at hospital

Bystanders rushed Kumar to the Dera Bassi civil hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival. Police have initiated a manhunt to apprehend the Mercedes driver who fled the scene immediately after the accident.

International Kabaddi player dies in car crash

In another tragic incident, international kabaddi player Pamma of Sohana lost his life in a car crash late Wednesday night. The accident occurred at 11:25 PM near Amity School in Sector 79, when his Mahindra Scorpio collided with a Honda Amaze taxi.

High-speed turn leads to fatal crash

Police reports indicated that Pamma had turned onto the stretch from Airport Road at high speed, leading to the collision with the taxi. The impact caused his car to overturn, resulting in his immediate death.

Survivors in taxi

The occupants of the Honda Amaze—a couple and their son—survived the accident with minor injuries. The incident highlights the dangers of high-speed driving and has left the local sports community in mourning.

Also read | Lok Sabha Elections 2024: 'AAP destroyed industry, farming in Punjab', says PM Modi at Hoshiarpur rally

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