Jammu: One person was killed and 12 others including four children were injured when a sumo vehicle (passenger cab) they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a very deep gorge near Digdol along Jammu-Srinagar highway on Saturday.
Official sources said the sumo vehicle (JKO3A-6391) was overloaded with 13 passengers including eight adults, one of them a woman, on board it when it met with the accident. Soon after the accident, locals besides Quick Response Teams along police and army rushed to the spot and shifted the all 11 persons, some of them in critical condition, to local Sub District Hospital. However, one of them died before being admitted to hospital.
A police officer siad that a case has been registered. He said that condition of the some of the injured is stated to be serious. (GNS)