Tributes Flow For Punjabi Youth Killed In WA Car Accident
Tributes are flowing for a Punjabi youth studying in Australia, who lost his life in a road accident that occurred in Henley Brook on 13 June 2019. 20-year-old Indian student, Harvinder Singh’s s life was unfortunately cut short in a critical traffic crash in Western Australia. Along with various social and political personalities who have expressed their grief, one of Harwinder’s friends remembered him as a ‘noble man with a beautiful soul’ who was always ready to help people in need. According to reports, nearly 14 months ago the youth in his 20’s came to Australia for higher education from Ferozepur, Punjab in India and Singh was enrolled in a Mechanical Engineering course at the ACU, Perth. Police reports explain that around 6:40AM, a van moving along Gnangara Road was collided with a truck and semi-trailer combination turning out of Robert Street. The collision was so horrific that the upper body of van was totally deformed. Singh was taken to the hospital but later died due to the injuries sustained in the road accident. With this sudden incident, Singh’s family and friends are mourning as his brother-in-law Kuldeep Singh said, “We’re in absolute shock and disbelief. He was very hard working, vibrant and full of energy. We will miss him dearly.” The Vice-President Sikh Association of Western Australia (SAWA), Gurdarshan Singh expressed his consolation over the death of Harvinder Singh. “It is always heart-wrenching to see a young life snatched away from us in such tragic circumstances. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends,” said Gurdarshan Singh. “We are a small community in Perth. Everybody knew him as he often visited the Sikh temple. They are all in extreme disbelief over this tragic loss”, added the Vice-President of SAWA. SAWA has offered help to the family who wishes the body to be repatriated to his native place in Punjab. Including the Indian-Australian community living in Perth, Harvinder ‘s death has effected and touched many hearts.