Chopal: Four including a woman were killed while one sustained injuries in a car accident in Kupvi, district Shimla.

The deceased have been identified as Vidya Devi (42), Roshan (32), son of Dhani Ram, Rajender (33) and Jeevan Singh (70), while the injured has been identified as Ranveer (30). All of them were residents of Bagh Majholi village.

The accident took place on Thursday near Bagh Majholi on Haripurdhar-Labhan link road when a driver lost control of the vehicle at a steep curve and it skidded into a 100-meter-deep gorge, killing three people killed on the spot.

The accident was noticed by local residents who immediately informed the police. A police team reached the spot and rescued the injured as well as recovered the dead bodies. The injured were rushed to Public Health Care (PHC) Haripurdhar where Vidya succumbed to injuries. Ranveer was later shifted to Zonal Hospital, Solan for further treatment.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Chopal Raj Kumar confirmed the report and said the police are conducting the investigation.

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Navneet Rathore is a Shimla based journalist having two-years of experience in the field of journalism. Navneet is a post-graduate in Journalism and Mass Communications from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla and is specialised in crime, education, health, environment, agriculture and Horticulture beats.