Man killed in car accident near Dharamshala

Dharamshala, Nov 28 (PTI) A man was killed on Thursday when his car, which he had brought just 10 days ago, fell into a nearly 100-foot-deep ditch near the Kunal Pathari temple on the Sarah-Dharamshala road here, police said.

The deceased, Bhim Singh (75), was the brother of the Sarah panchayat pradhan and a retired Army man, they said, adding he also worked for the fire brigade as a driver.

Police said Singh lost control of the car while negotiating a curve and the vehicle fell into the ditch.

He was rescued and rushed to a hospital but doctors declared him brought dead, they said, adding that the body has been sent for an autopsy.

Officials said an investigation was underway. PTI CORR IJT