In a tragic road accident General Secretary of Kashmiri Samiti Delhi (KSD) Sh Vijay Raina suffered grievous injuries while travelling to Jammu from New Delhi by road.
According to DMC Ludhiana sources, the condition of Sh Vijay Raina is very critical and he is currently on life support system. Sh Vijay Raina has received nearly two dozen stitches in the crown of head and is currently in coma at DMC Ludhiana. According to latest medical update of today afternoon from ICU ward of DMC Ludhiana, Sh Vijay Raina continues to be in critical condition and has been shifted for MRI scan of Brain and Cervical Spine as advised by Dr R K Kaushal, Neuro Surgeon attending doctor.
Sh Dhirender Tickoo, the other person injured in this accident is stable and currently receiving treatment in Trauma center of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He has received Spinal injury in this accident.
The accident took place in the morning hours of sunday near Sarore, Bari Brahmana, Jammu when the vehicle, a Baleno car they were travelling rammed into a Scorpio travelling ahead of them towards Jammu. According to eye witnesses Mahindra Scorpio had suddenly applied brakes while taking a left turn on road, resulting into this collision.
Four persons were travelling in Baleno car driven by President of KSD Sh Sumeer Chrungoo along with Sh Kamal Choudhary and Sh Dhirender Tickoo. Two persons Sh Vijay Raina and Sh Dhirender Tickoo seated in back seat have suffered grievous head and spine injuries have been referred to DMC, Ludhiana and AIIMS, Delhi Hospitals respectively by GMC Jammu where they received immediate medical aid.
Concerned Police station of Bari Brahmana has lodged an FIR under relevant sections of law. The other vehicle also a Delhi numbered Scorpio involved in this collision which was hit in the rear has suffered minor damage but the passengers are safe.
Sh Vijay Raina, was the president of KSD for two consecutive terms before being elected as general secretary in last election of samiti. He has been at the helm of affairs of samiti and led the community front representing the displaced community at several forums and ministerial level. He is known for his vision, energy and commitment towards the displaced community and has always led the community from front.