Six die in road accident in Bengal

Six die in road accident in Bengal

Six people died and eight were critically injured in a road accident in West Bengal’s Birbhum district on Friday. The incident took place in the Dubrajpur area of the district when a truck loaded with paddy collided head-on with another truck. 

Six people died and eight were critically injured in a road accident in West Bengal’s Birbhum district on Friday. The incident took place in the Dubrajpur area of the district when a truck loaded with paddy collided head-on with another truck. 

“ The truck loaded with paddy was coming from Ausgram in East Bardhaman district and collided had 14 persons on board including the driver. It collided head-on with another truck on Friday morning at Dubrajpur,” a senior district police official from Birbhum said. 

He also said that while five passengers of the truck died on the spot another one succumbed to his injuries after being rushed to a local hospital.

Among the injured the condition of four are critical. Police are yet to determine whether the accident took place due to mechanical glitch or human error. 

 
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