Vij, the BJP MLA from Ambala Cantt, was going to market in his private car. A truck coming from opposite direction hit the car, leaving a portion of the vehicle damaged, police said.
The MLA, however, escaped unhurt in the accident, they said.
The police have registered a case against the truck driver.
Later on, Vij proceeded to Chandigarh in his official car to attend the state assembly session.