Watch CCTV footage of Horrific accident in Udhampur which left 3 dead


UDHAMPUR: In a major accident in Udhampur district, a matador turned turtle on Dhar Road near Barrian area claiming the lives of three people & left 6 injured.

The accident caused by overspeeding of minibus left five people severely injured.

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Police immediately rushed to the spot and shifted the injured to District Hospital Udhampur for treatment.

As per CCTV footage, the matador was rashly driven as it was competing with another minibus and then, the driver lost the control of the matadoe & it hit the people waiting near the passenger shed and crushed them on the spot. A case has been registered and an inquiry is underway.


A police officer said that the vehicle (Matadoor JK02Q-1889) turned turtle near Hot and Chilly hotel in Udhampur.
In the mishap nine persons suffered injuries and were taken to nearby hospital where three of them succumbed to injuries, he said.
He identified the deceased as Bhushan Kumar (70) son of Late Tirath Ram of Barrian Udhampur, Vinay Kumar (25) son of Charan Dass of Lanssi Udhampur and the identity of the third one is being ascertained.
The officer identified the injured as Simran Sharma 25) daughter of Bhushan Kumar of Barrain Udhampur, Surinder Butt (44) son of Niranjan Butt of Subash Nager Udhampur, Bindiya Devi (35) wife of Bupinder of Barrian, Gupal Dass (30) son of Raj Kumar of Jakhani, Manvi (15) daughter of Mohinder Singh of Phalata Udhampur and Tripta Rani) 64) wife of Bhushan Kumar of Barrian Udhampur.