Shimla: Three people were killed and five others injured in different road accidents in the state, police said here today. A report from Mandi said that two overspeeding motorcycle riders were killed on the spot when their motorcycle hit a parked truck at Khundala village near Sarkaghat in Mandi district last night.
Police identified the deceased as Dinesh Kumar and Hardev Singh. In another accident, a car carrying four persons rolled down into a deep `khud’ near Shalaghat at Drodanga in Solan district this morning, killing one persons, identified as Purn Ram (45) and injuring his wife Kamlesh and two children, Vivek and Abhishek. The ill-fated car was on its way from Mandi to Shimla. In the third accident that occurred at Khapather, the deriver and conductor of a truck were injured seriously when the vehicle fell down from the road this morning. Both were admitted to Kotkhi hospital.