The nine-month-old son of an NRI couple was killed in an accident on the national highway near Kathar. His mother was seriously injured and was referred to Dayanand Medical College and Hospital in Ludhiana. The accident occurred around 1 am on Tuesday. Canada-based NRI Sahil Verma of the Ashok Nagar locality in Hoshiarpur had returned to India a short time ago. He had gone to his in-laws’ house in Jalandhar along with his wife Manpreet and their son Reyansh. They started their return journey to home around 12.30 am. Around 1.30 am near Kathar, a reaper combine allegedly coming from the wrong side hit their car. In accident, their son was killed while Manpreet was critically injured.