Ramban accident: Jammu and Kashmir L-G asks depts to carry out road safety audit within one week

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Srinagar, June 5 (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday expressed grief over the accident in Ramban district in which five people were killed, and directed the departments concerned to carry out road safety audit and rectification measures within a week.

Five people, including a CRPF jawan, were killed and one other was critically injured when a cab skidded off the road and fell into a 300-metre gorge along the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, police said.

'Saddened by the loss of lives in Ramban road accident. My condolences to bereaved families. I have directed the concerned departments to carry out road safety audit and rectification measures within a week,' the L-G said on Twitter.

Sinha also directed for launching road safety awareness campaign on such stretches to check accidents caused due to human errors. PTI SSB SNE