Motorcyclist killed, 28 injured in separate accidents at Kathua, Udhampur

Motorcyclist killed, 28 injured in separate accidents at Kathua, Udhampur

Jammu: A motorcyclist was killed and 28 people were injured in separate road accidents on Saturday in Kathua and Udhampur districts of Jammu region.
Police said a biker suffered injuries when his motorbike collided head on with a car near Hiranagar on Jammu-Pathankot national highway.
The identity of the rider is being ascertained while the injured have been evacuated and rushed to the hospital.
Meanwhile , in a separate road accident , 26 passengers suffered injuries when their bus skidded off and turned turtle on the road at Battal Ballian in Udhampur district.
Police said the bus on its way to Doda from Jammu, when reached at Battal Ballian, met with an accident and turned turtle on road.
“At least 26 passengers suffered injuries and they were immediately rushed to the District Hospital from where six persons were referred to the Government Medical College and Hospital Jammu,” police added.