Stationary goods vehicles on the highway – unimaginable consequences

Five persons of a family were killed in a horrific road accident which occurred at about 6:30 in the morning on June 20, 2022. Amongst the deceased, were two children aged six to eight months only. The only person in the car, who escaped unhurt was 7 years old boy. The person driving the Car was seriously injured in the accident.

Seven members of the family were returning to their city, Ludhiana after paying obeisance at Darbar Sahib in Amritsar when the accident happened. In the incident, car in which they were travelling rammed into a stationary truck on the highway about 25 km from Jalandhar. Impact of the accident was such that the car bonnet was reduced to smithereens while the rear of the parked truck was partially damaged.

Yes, you have got the message correctly that a wrongly parked vehicle on road may appear to be an issue of meager concern, but it can prove fatal and can take numbers of lives at any moment. Here, in above mentioned incident, the major mistakes were that of the driver of the stationary truck to park his vehicle on the road as well as getting asleep while driving the car but families of the deceased will be the victims for their entire lives.

YOU can take a important lesson from the stated incident that everyone must be very vigilant while driving, keeping a safe distance from the succeeding vehicle all the times, especially during hours of early morning and late night. In addition, it needs to be make sure that the person driving car or any vehicle must have taken regular 7-8 hours good sleep before driving his/her vehicle.

Government Authorities must take all measures and to any extent so that such fatal accidents can be avoided and families are saved from devastation.

Seeking your understanding and sincerely following the safe driving practices, to make it possible towards ZERO Accident….VM

Published by TowardsZEROAccident

Being Road Safety Propagator, I am putting my best efforts to do all possible to avert road accidents and will continue same ......towards zero accident.

18 thoughts on “Stationary goods vehicles on the highway – unimaginable consequences

  1. Very sad…….People must understand that the wrongly parked vehicles can result to unimaginable and life-threatening consequences to other people also and hence, it is the issue of big concern.

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    1. All including persons in Authorities must be concerned. Every motorist should always drive his/her vehicle with safe following distance till the Authorities make sure that no vehicle is parked on road, unattended.


    1. Thank you for understanding the issue. Everyone needs to be vigilant while driving their vehicle, for all times . A small negligence may prove fatal, beyond imagination. Thank you for your remarks at this platform🙏💐


  2. This is another example of carelessness on the part of both the people one for wrong parking and another for rash driving Thank you for highlighting the unfortunate incident

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  3. Absolutely! Wrongly parked vehicle could be so dangerous that it could result such unfortunate incidents and ultimately innocents are penalized for this.

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  4. It’s so unfortunate! But people still are not serious about road discipline. Playing with lives can’t be taken lightly and must be dealt with severely. Thanks for taking up this vital issue.

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