The Hush Post: Ludhiana father-son duo died in an accident which took place near Doraha in the wee hours of Monday. The two deceased have been identified as 55-year-old Sanjiv Kumar and his son Lakshya (17) both residents of Ghumar Mandi, Ludhiana. Sanjiv owned a gift shop at Ghumar Mandi.
The two were on their way from Ambala to Ludhiana. They started late in the night from Jain Colony Jagadhri gate in Ambala where Sanjiv’s in-laws live and were driving through Doraha late in the midnight.
The accident occurred when the driver of the ill-fated car Sanjiv, in order to save the stray cattle on the national highway lost balance and the car struck the divider on the road and then went on to the other side of the road. The worst happened when the bus speeding from the opposite side of the road hit the car bang on.
The collision was so fierce that the car engine crumpled inwards. The driver-cum-owner of the car Sanjiv died on the spot while his son Lakshaya who was also travelling with him was declared brought dead in the hospital.
The police have initiated a case under 174 of Cr PC.