Boy sole survivor of crash that killed parents, sister


>>>WE LEARN NEW INFORMATION ABOUT A TRAGIC CRASH INVOLVING A FAMILY FROM NEW JERSEY. A DRIVER COLLIDING HEAD-ON INTO THEM KILLING THREE OF THE FOUR FAMILY MEMBERS. THE LONE SURVIVOR, AN 11-YEAR- OLD BOY. N.J. BURKETT SPOKE WITH PEOPLE WHO KNEW THIS FAMILY WELL AND IS LIVE IN CARTERET WITH MORE. >>Reporter: THE FAMILY LIVED HERE IN CARTERET, NEW JERSEY AND THIS WAS THEIR SECOND HOME. THIS IS THE TEMPLE WHICH IS THE BEATING HEART OF THE COMMUNITY. THE LOSSES UNSPEAKABLE AND THEIR FOCUS NOW IS ON A LITTLE 11-YEAR-OLD BOY WHO WAS THE ONLY SURVIVOR. PRAYERS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE AFTERNOON. THE CONGREGATION IS DEVASTATED TONIGHT FIVE DAYS AFTER THE CRASH. A HEAD-ON COLLISION BETWEEN A PICKUP TRUCK AND A MINIVAN IN RURAL VIRGINIA THAT CLAIMED THE LIVES OF GURMEET SINGH, HIS WIFE JASLEEN KAUR AND THEIR 6- YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER. ONLY THEIR SON IS AN 11-YEAR- OLD YASH SURVIVE. >>THEY ARE VERY GOOD PEOPLE. VERY NICE PEOPLE. I LOVE THEM VERY DEEPLY. >>Reporter: THE FAMILY WAS RETURNING FROM A VACATION IN MARYLAND AT THE TIME OF THE CRASH. THE CAUSE IS UNDER INVESTIGATION BY THE VIRGINIA STATE POLICE. FRIENDS SAY THAT GURMEET SINGH WAS DEVOUTLY RELIGIOUS AND A SUCCESSFUL LOCAL BUSINESSMAN. IN THE SEAT TEMPLE WHERE THEY WORSHIP HEADSCARVES AND BARE FEET ARE A RELIGIOUS TRADITION. THE TEMPLE PRESIDENT SAID THE GRIEF IS ONLY BEGINNING TO SET IN. >>WE MISSED THEM SO MUCH, THE WHOLE FAMILY. IT MAKES A BIG LOSS TO OUR COMMUNITY AND ESPECIALLY TO OUR CONGREGATION. >>Reporter: THE CONGREGATION ESTABLISHED A GOFUNDME PAGE THAT HAS RAISED MORE THAN $200,000 IN LESS THAN A WEEK. YASH IS RECOVERING TONIGHT AND IS HEARTBREAK GREATER THAN ANY OF HIS INJURIES. THE CONGREGATION IS DETERMINED TO RALLY BEHIND HIM AS THEIR FAITH COMMANDS THEM TO DO. >>I BELIEVE STRONGLY ALONG WITH MY CONGREGATION THAT HE WILL BE A BIG MAN ONE DAY, HE WILL SERVE THE COMMUNITY, HE WILL SERVE THE NATION, AND WE WILL BE PROUD OF HIM. THAT IS WHY HE IS ALIVE WITH US TODAY. >>Reporter: THE BOYS ONLY BLOOD RELATIVE I AM TOLD IS HIS GREAT UNCLE WHO LIVES IN MARYLAND. THE REST OF THE FAMILY APPARENTLY LIVES IN INDIA. THE STATE POLICE GOT BACK TO US AND SAY IT

4 thoughts on “Boy sole survivor of crash that killed parents, sister

  1. Omg so horrendous… God receive them into his kingdom.. Lord grant them peace in paradise… my condolences…

  2. This family is my cousins friend RIP to the family and condolences to the family and boy god bless him and the familu

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