Kolkata: 9 innocent lives were lost due to accidents in several parts of the city on Sunday morning.
The first accident claimed 7 lives when a potato laden truck and a Maruti van rammed against each other in Burdwan’s Kaksa village. 9 people were travelling out of which 7 died on the spot. Another injured was immediately rushed to the nearest Durgapur’s District Medical College and Hospital whose condition is stated to be critical.
In the second incident, a woman died on the spot when two auto rickshaws collided at South 24 Parganas’s Canning area. The woman’s body along with the injured lay on the road for more than an hour of the accident. The accused auto driver fled the spot.
Another similar incident took place at Howrah’s Uluberia. 1 person died on the spot and while the other was injured. This was the result of the auto’s reckless driving which led it to fall into the nearby shallow.