In a horrific car accident on Tuesday night, two youths in Chandigarh were killed while four others sustained injuries out of which three are battling for life. The car accident took place near the roundabout of Chandigarh’s Sector 7-26-19-27 after six youths were driving back post birthday celebration.
Horrific car accident at the roundabout of Chandigarh’s Sector 7-26-19-27
The six boys who were in the car (Maruti Swift Desire) were driving towards sector 7 when the vehicle went out of control of the driver and it banged up into a tree. That wasn’t all, the accident went worse when another rashly driven car came and smashed their vehicle from the right side. Soon after the accident happened, police and locals of the nearby areas gathered and rushed the boys to Government Multi Specialty Hospital, Sector 16, Chandigarh where two were declared brought dead and other three have been admitted to the trauma centre of Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)PGI. Out of the six victims, Aman (23) who owns the car is the only one in a stable condition with injuries and is admitted to the Government Multi Specialty Hospital, Sector 16.
Victims of the Chandigarh car accident
The victims of the accident are childhood friends and had represented in the inter school and inter university handball matches. The victims have been identified as Rajan (22) of Sector 7 and Surinder (22) of Nayagaon who were declared brought dead while Sahil (24) of Sector 19, Brijesh (23) of Kishangarh and Major (24) of Choti Karoran, Mohali are critical and in the trauma centre. The boys had celebrated the birthday of Major and had dinner at Baba Dairy in Sector 21.
More about the accident that occurred in Chandigarh
As per the police, the accident took place at around 12 am. The car rammed into the tree with so much of impact that it got uprooted. In fact, when another rashly driven car hit theirs, the vehicle got distorted and the boys got trapped inside. It is only when the fire brigade came, the smashed car was cut open to rescue the victims.
The police has filed a case under Sections 279 (rash driving), 304-A (causing death by negligence) and 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at the Police Station of Sector 19, Chandigarh against the unidentified car driver who had hit the victim’s car.