A scorpio car going to Pithoragarh from Haldwani met with an accident on the Almora-Pithoragarh National Highway,near ghat. The uncontrollable vehicle tumbled down to the banks of river Rameshwar. Both passengers were seriously injured in the accident. Theye were taken out of the vehicle with the help of local people, Bautdi and Ghat Chouki police, sent the emergency services 108 to Pithoragarh district hospital.
According to the information, Sandeep Kumar (46) son Jagdish Singh Dogra and his younger brother Rajiv Kumar (40 years) resident of Dharchula were originally going to Pithoragarh from Scorpio car (JK 21 9006) on Thursday. At that time, the vehicle towards the ghat almost two km further from Bautdi post went out of control and fell into the river. On information, the police and the local people brought the two brothers out and took them to the hospital.