An apple trader was among three persons injured after a truck laden with apples met with an accident in Lamberi village of Nowshera on Jammu-Rajouri highway on Saturday.

Reports said a truck (bearing registration number JK01S 6726) loaded with apples was on way from Pulwama to Delhi when it skidded off the road and fell into a gorge near Siot river.

Three persons injured in the accident were identified as the truck driver Javid Ahmed son of Jalalludin  resident of Tral Pulwama, helper Mohd Rafiq son of Abdul Rehman resident of Patnitop Ramban and an apple trader Bashir Ahmed son of  Abdul Aziz resident of Noorbagh Qamarwari  Srinagar. 

The three were shifted to a hospital for treatment.