12 injured in Ramsoo accident
Ramban: Twelve persons, including eleven tourists, sustained injuries when a rashly driven tempo-traveller, in which they were travelling, turned turtle at Ramsoo on Srinagar Jammu National Highway on Monday.
Police said, “Three critically injured passengers were referred to the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) Jammu.”
Police said that the tempo-traveller, bearing registration number PB01A- 3631, carrying eleven tourists, was on its way to Srinagar from Jammu when it turned turtle due to over-speeding at Ramsoo market along Srinagar Jammu National Highway. This resulted in injuries to all twelve occupants of the vehicle, including the driver.
All the injured were shifted by the police with the help of locals to PHC Ramsoo from where after providing initial medical aid, three injured women passengers were referred to the District Hospital Ramban.
Later these critically injured women identified as Lakshmi, 55, wife of Veeru Parsad, Sarada, 45, wife of Kanta Rao and Koteshmrama, 55, wife of Nalas Rao, all residents of Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh were referred to the Government Medical College and Hospital, Jammu for specialized treatment by the doctors of Ramban District Hospital.
The doctors at the District Hospital told Greater Kashmir all the three women received grievous head injuries.
Police identified other nine injured persons as driver of tempo-traveller Majar Ram, 45, son of Ajit Ram, resident of Shahpur, Jalandhar, Kanta Rao, 57, son of Gunrata Rao, Badrinath, 55, son of Supa Rao, Sunita, 45, wife of Badrinath, Srinavasaran, 58 and his brother Venkata Rao, 71, both sons of Pulaya, Mohani, 46, wife of late Srinawasan Rao, Laita Kumara, 66, wife of Venkata Rao, Kalvi Parsad, 40, son of Sedulu, all residents of Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. They were responding to the treatment at PHC Ramsoo, police added.
Police registered a case FIR number 135 under section 279/337 IPC at Police Station Ramsoo.