Tribune News Service
Patiala, March 31
The accident on the day of Holi, in which a Fortuner car was allegedly rammed into six people, hit many lives and every family.
In addition to a 65-year-old and a two-year-old who lost their lives during treatment, two other young people are being treated at the PGI Chandigarh.
The accident adversely affected the expectant mother Renu, one of the victims. Her family members said she would be referred to the PGI soon. She lost her son Ansh, 2, on Wednesday after fighting for his life at the PGI for two days. Vishal, one of her family members, said, “They are moving her to the PGI, Chandigarh. However, her brother Rahul is already being treated there and we are not satisfied with the hospital’s care. “
Ansh, the two year old boy who lost his life in the accident.
“Ansh died yesterday at the PGI. He was cremated today. Meanwhile, Rahul, Renu’s brother, is not being cared for at Chandigarh Hospital. You want to bring them to the same place now too. We are against such decisions. “
He said the family wanted the patients to be treated at a private hospital in Patiala in the government area. “We will protest the police in front of the Tripuri police station tomorrow,” he said. He added: “We are a poor family. People came to see us yesterday to find out what had happened. Nobody came today to see the state of our family, ”he said.
The woman’s family said she sustained leg and head injuries. While her six-year-old daughter suffered a broken leg, her brother Rahul was in critical condition at the PGI.
Renu’s mother said, “Your brother Rahul was married a year ago and only lost his child at birth a month ago. Both her husband and father put in Chandigarh daily, ”she added.
Meanwhile, the family members of a 26-year-old Thapar Institute employee, Gurpreet Singh, who was also injured in the accident, said he had had an operation and was recovering in a private hospital. He worked as a center store operator for the past few years and was not yet married.
Kulwant, one of the Gurpreet’s relatives, said the man was recovering here in a private hospital. He added that another victim, Paramvir Singh, a 16-year-old school boy, had also been referred to the PGI Chandigarh.