Rajasthan minister Babulal Verma referred to SMS Hospital in Jaipur
The body of his PA handed over to family members after a postmortem examination.
Jaipur: Rajasthan’s minister of food and civil supply Babulal Verma who was seriously injured in a road accident in Kota was referred to SMS Hospital in Jaipur for treatment on Tuesday. He had been taken to MBS Hospital in Kota after the mishap, but brought to Jaipur due to his serious condition.
Verma was injured while his personal assistant, Rajendra Singh, was killed when the car they were travelling in overturned around 1 am on Tuesday. A buffalo came on the road and in order to avoid collision, the driver lost balance and the car overturned. The driver was also injured.
The body of Rajendra Singh was handed over to his family members after a postmortem examination.
Babulal Varma was on his way to Baran from Jaipur when the mishap occurred near Simlya village in Kota after midnight.
The PA was thrown out of the car after it overturned, while Varma was injured.
The security personnel who were in another car rushed the minister and the injured to MBS Hospital in Kota. The medical college principal and HOD who were already on alert were present in the hospital when the victims were brought in.
The minister has received injuries on his knees and lungs.
The minister is a legislator from Keshoraipatan constituency in Bundi.
“His condition is stable. The injuries are not serious. But we have constituted a team of doctors and put him under close observation,” said a doctor.
The police have launched an investigation as to how the accident happened.