4 law university students killed in Patiala road accident, 2 others injured | Chandigarh News

4 law university students killed in Patiala road accident, 2 others injured | Chandigarh News
4 law university students killed in Patiala road accident, 2 others injured | Chandigarh News

Four students of the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Patiala, were killed in a road accident when their speeding Ford Endeavor (SUV) after ramming into another SUV, hit a tree on the Patiala-Bhadson Road on Saturday.

Varun Sharma, SSP Patiala, said prima facie it is learned that the SUV driven by one of the victims, met with the accident due to overspeeding.

The deceased have been identified as Reet Kaur Virk, Ishan Sood, Rishabh Sehgal and Kushagra Yadav. While Reet is the daughter of Chandigarh-based Major RS Virk (retd), Ishan is the nephew of Chandigarh BJP leader and former Major Arun Sood.

The four who died were the occupants of the Ford Endeavor. Two others, Amandeep Kaur and Dikshant, also RGNUL students, who were in the Isuzu pickup SUV, were admitted to the Rajendra Hospital in Patiala after they sustained injuries in the accident.

The accident took place around 1.30 am to 2 am. The four occupants of the Ford Endeavor died on the spot, while the Isuzu pickup turned turtle and the two students inside the vehicle survived the accident.

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Upon information, a team from the Bakhshiwala police station reached the spot and initiated an urgent rescue operation. The impact of the collision was so intense that tractors had to be used to pull the debris in order to take out the bodies from the damaged vehicle.

As per police sources, four of the six students were in the final year and two were third-year students.

Sharma said the legal proceedings are underway. The CCTV cameras of the nearby locations will be examined to ascertain how the accident took place.

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First uploaded on: 05-18-2024 at 14:59 IST

 
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