Punjab News: In a horrifying incident that unfolded this morning, a large-scale collision involving numerous vehicles occurred near the town of Samrala, leaving many people injured. The incident took place as thick fog blanketed the area, significantly reducing visibility and leading to a cascading chain of accidents.
CM Mann issued statement:
Chief Minister Mann, who has been closely monitoring the situation, issued a statement urging people to exercise extreme caution while driving in the midst of the ongoing foggy conditions. He emphasized that the fog is expected to persist in the coming days, increasing the risks on the road.
“I also appeal to the people that the fog will increase in the coming days and drive with caution,” tweeted CM Mann.
Stark reminder of dangers posed by inclement weather conditions:
The incident near Samrala serves as a stark reminder of the dangers posed by inclement weather conditions, especially when combined with factors such as reduced visibility. It highlights the importance of following safety guidelines, reducing speed, and using headlights and fog lights during foggy weather.
Local law enforcement and rescue teams continue their efforts to clear the accident site and provide aid to those in need. The exact number of casualties and the extent of injuries are still being assessed, as authorities work diligently to ensure the well-being of all involved.