Three killed as car falls into gorge in Uttarakhand
Dehradun Jan 13 (IANS) Three persons were killed and as many injured after a car they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in Uttarakhand s Rudraprayag police said on Saturday.
The accident occurred near Talla Mahad village on the Rudraprayag-Chaupada road late on Friday.
According to information available Uttar Pradesh resident Shivam Chowdhary (22) was working as a contractor on a project there. After wrapping up work on Friday he was driving to his location when some youths asked for a lift.
The driver of the vehicle while negotiating a steep turn a little distance from the village lost control and the vehicle fell into a gorge.
The deceased have been identified as Chowdhary Saurabh Prasad (22) and Vimal Prasad (20). The injured have been admitted to a medical facility and have been identified as Anshul Negi (28) Ashish (17) and Aman Prasad (16).
The bodies were pulled out by a rescue team and have been sent for post-mortem.