Four dead, one injured in road accident

SHIMLA

Police report said that four people, including a woman, died, while one sustained injuries in a road accident on Theog-Hartkoti highway under Kothkhai area here on Tuesday.

Police said that the accident occurred at 0730 hrs when a vehicle carrying five people of Sirmaur district fell into a deep gorge killing three people instantly.

A man, who sustained injuries in the mishap was rushed to a nearby hospital.

Earlier on Monday, at least nine people died, whereas seven other sustained severe injuries in separate road accidents in the state.