Shimla. Two innocent people were killed and eight injured in a road accident in Theog sub-division of the district late on Friday. The accident occurred after a truck laden with bricks fell into a ditch in The Sage of Theog.
According to the police, the truck was loaded on its way from Chandigarh towards Upper Shimla. The driver placed eight workers from Rajasthan in the rear of the truck, along with two young children. Climbing near Sainz at around 11 pm, the driver could not control the truck and the truck backed and overturned into the ditch.
In this accident, both innocent children died due to pressure. The deceased girl has been identified as Doli (02) and the boy is Vijay (03). The victims were rushed to the hospital with the help of police and locals immediately after the accident.
District Superintendent of Police Mohit Chawla said on Saturday that the autopsy of the dead bodies of children has been done. Action is being taken against the driver by registering an FIR.
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