Car fell into the abyss
– Photo: Amar Ujala
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Varanasi-Shaktinagar road near Telgudwa diversion of Chopan police station area of Sonbhadra district, about half past one on Saturday afternoon, uncontrolled and fell into the ditch. Three people aboard died in it. At the same time, two people were injured. Police reached the spot and admitted both the injured to Chopan CHC. The incident occurred while learning to drive a car.
Vasanth (26), a resident of Garhwa in Jharkhand, came to his in-laws’ Telgudwa by car. In the afternoon, when he went out to roam with the car, brother-in-law Pinku (25) son Manoj started learning the car. Ashwani (28) son Pappu, Priyanshu (20) son Mohan and Mithu (24) son Raju were also in the car.
According to the police, after reaching Telagwa turn about one kilometer ahead of Dala, the car fell uncontrollably and fell into the ditch under the culvert. All five were injured by this. All the injured were rushed to the nearby Chopan CHC Hospital, where Chikitsik declared Vasant, Ashwani and Priyanshu dead. The injured Pinku and Mitthu were referred to the district hospital.