The car fell into the canal after breaking the railing of the bridge, see the scene of the accident in pictures
Bijnor: The car of the Tehsildar of Roorkee in Uttarakhand fell into the Eastern Ganga Canal in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh on Saturday night, killing the Tehsildar, his orderly and the car driver. The bodies of the three were taken out this morning. Superintendent of Police Dharamvir Singh said on Sunday that Tehsildar Sunayana Rana (35) of Roorkee was going from Nainital to Roorkee in a vehicle with his orderly Ompal when his vehicle broke into the canal by breaking the railing of the Ganga Canal bridge.
He said that the police started rescue operations as soon as the information was received. Singh said that this morning the bodies of the three were removed and sent for postmortem and the car was ejected from the crane. District Magistrate Ramakant Pandey said that the Tehsildar had gone to Nainital for departmental training. He said that the water in the canal was more and the flow was faster. The officials of Uttarakhand have been informed about the incident. Tehsildar Ashish Kumar and Tehsildar-in-charge Kumbh Manjit Singh, present at the spot, told that all were returning from Nainital after training on Saturday night. Rana's car was at the back.
He told that Rana's location stopped at around 10 pm and his mobile also stopped. Officials said that the search for Rana was started after this and the district administration was informed. Police of many police stations of Bijnor started looking for his car. Later, after the railing of the canal bridge was broken, the water barge was diverted from the barrage and the bodies were removed.