Doda accident Injured driver succumbs, toll reaches 14

Doda accident Injured driver succumbs, toll reaches 14
The minibus broke into pieces as it rolled down the mountainous slopes into the gorge in Sui Gowari area of Doda along the Chenab. [File]Special Arrangement

Doda: A driver, who was injured recently when his vehicle met with a road accident at Suigwari area of Doda district, succumbed to his injuries at GMC Jammu on Saturday.

The deceased driver has been identified as Parvez Ahmed, son of Khursheed Ahmad of Thathri (Doda).

A relative of the driver confirmed his death and said that Parvez Ahmed has left behind three little children, including a 13-year-old son, a 10-year-old daughter and a 3-year-old son and a wife.

The accident of a minibus bearing registration,JK17-4021 occurred on Thursday near Suigwari in which eight people were killed on the spot, while three others succumbed later at GMC Doda and GMC Jammu.

With the death of the driver the toll in the mishap has now risen to 14 on Saturday.

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