Hingdam: 4 killed, 8 injured as jeep skids

Last Updated: Friday, July 8, 2011 - 13:17

Gangtok: Four persons were killed and eight others injured when a jeep carrying 12 passengers skidded off the road and fell down near the Rangit hydel project site at Hingdam in south Sikkim, police said.

The accident occurred when the jeep driver lost control over the vehicle while negotiating a narrow stretch of the road on the incline, SP, South Sikkim, Manoj Tewari, said.
Three passengers died on the spot while one passenger succumbed to his injuries on way to a hospital, he said.

The injured are undergoing treatment at hospitals in Namchi, Gyalshing and Ravangla.

First Published: Friday, July 8, 2011 - 13:17

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