Jashodaben along with her relatives were injured in a car accident in Rajasthan’s Chittorgarh district on Wednesday Morning. Total seven members were travelling in an Innova car which was rammed by a truck at the accident site.
“Jashodaben along with her relatives were returning to Gujarat after returning a wedding in Baran district of Rajasthan when the accident happened. One person died while the other sustained minor injuries”, said Shyam singh, station house officer, Prasoli police station, Chittorgarh.
The accident exactly took place around 55km from Chittorgarh on Kota-Chittor highway. A woman relative, Vimla Modi, a gunman travelling with Jashodaben.
Yatendra, 45 yrs old gunman and Vimal Modi were sent to nearby hospital Udaipur, reported by IANS. Two cammondos were among the occupants of the car. A young girl in the car also suffered minor injuries and received stitches.
Ashok Gehlot, senior congress leader tweeted, “sad to learn about the road accident near Chittorgarh, Rajasthan in which Jashodaben and others got injured and one person died. May god give strength to bereaved family, hope and pray those injured recover soon”.
Primary investigation suggest that the car was behind the truck which was driven recklessly. Suddenly the truck driver loose the control on the vehicle to the side resulting in SUV colliding with the back of the truck.
A case under 304A (causing death by negligence), 337(causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) and case 279(rash driving or riding on a public way) of IPC were registered against the driver and he was detained. The truck was going from Jamshedpur to Ahmedabad with a consignment of iron pipes.
The driver was identified as Pooran Yadav, living in Hazaribag in Jharkhand.
According to the police, Jashodaben and the other injured person is safe now and the injuries doesn’t seem to be serious