A car with 5 folks onboard fell off a barrage on the Ramganga river in Bijnor district on Tuesday night time, drowning 4 of them, police mentioned. They suspected that dense fog may have led to the accident on the Harewali Barrage in Afzalgarh.
One passenger was capable of escape earlier than the car drowned.
The deceased had been recognized Khusheed, Rashid, Faisal and Mehroof, all of whom hail from Chipri village in the district and had been between 19 and 23 years of age.
Afzalgarh circle officer Rachna Singh mentioned the incident occurred round 9 pm when the 5 males had been returning dwelling from Afzalgarh. They may have misplaced path because of the dense fog. After they reached the barrage, the car went uncontrolled, broke a divider and fell into the river.
Many locals gathered on the spot and knowledgeable the police in regards to the incident. The car was pulled out of the river after two hours of effort and the 4 males had been rushed to a hospital the place they had been declared brought-dead, the police added.