Ramban, Jan 2: Five persons were injured after a rolling boulder hit a moving passenger vehicle on an under-construction link road in Ramban on Tuesday.
Police sources said due to the negligence of one unknown operator of LNT Machine working at newly under construction Halla to Horun Dhar Lakhgali road at Battanshalli a big boulder rolled down from the newly under construction road and hit a vehicle (Trex) bearing registration number JK04C-4630, on the same road alignment. Five travelers including driver of the vehicle sustained injuries.
All the injured were rushed to District Hospital Ramban for treatment.
Police identified the injured as Krishan Lal son of Jay Ram resident of Hakas Jhatgali, Rattan Singh son of Sita Ram resident of Halla, Aman Singh son of Jernail Singh resident of Jhatgali, Hariom Singh son of Balkrishan and driver of the vehicle Hari Kumar son of Balkrishan resident of Hakas.