The collision occurred on the Jammu-Pathankot National Expressway. At least seven of the wounded sustained multiple injuries.
Three people were killed, including a 13-year-old girl. “At least seven people have been referred to other hospitals due to multiple infections,” said Dr. Bharat Bhushan, medical officer at Samba District Hospital.
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha expressed his condolences for the deaths in the two road accidents in Doda and Samba.
“We are deeply saddened by the loss of life in the tragic road accidents in Doda and Samba. Our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased. We are praying for the speedy recovery of the injured. Direct the provincial administrations to provide all possible assistance,” the Lieutenant Governor stated in a tweet on Twitter.
On the other hand, four people went missing after their vehicle lost control and crashed in Chenab in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.
The Indian Army and the Government’s Disaster Response Force assisted in the rescue.
Earlier, Union Minister Jitendra Singh stated that every effort is being made to locate the victims of the accident and that he is in constant contact with the authorities.
At least 20 people were injured on Tuesday after a vehicle carrying them was involved in an accident in Wattien district of Bhandwara, Kupwara district of north Kashmir.
Previously, six people were reported injured in a car accident near Nagen the following day (Sunday) due to over speeding despite strict driving instructions issued after the snow fell on Gulmarg-Pottabathri road on Saturday evening, according to an army press release.
After that, all the passengers were rescued and taken to the hospital.