3 killed as vehicle falls into gorge on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway

3 killed as vehicle falls into gorge on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway
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3 persons including a girl were found dead while 7 others were injured and taken to hospital.

Jammu: Three persons were killed and seven others injured on Sunday when a truck carrying a nomadic family skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge along the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, police said.

The accident took place near village Samroli in Udhampur district around 2 AM when the driver of the truck lost control over the vehicle while moving from Srinagar to Jammu with a Bhakerwal family, a police official said.

Three persons including a girl were found dead while seven others -- three men, a woman and three children -- were injured and taken to hospital, the official said, adding the condition of the injured was stated to be "serious".

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