Kolkata Road Accident: Shibpur IIEST Student Killed, 4 Injured


Kolkata: A student was killed and four others were injured when the cab they were travelling in crashed onto a divider here on Sunday, police said. The student was going to Rajarhat for his exam.

The accident occurred at around 7 a.m. near the Eastern Metropolitan Bypass in the city, he said, adding that students from the Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur, were going to appear an examination.

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“It seems the driver of the speeding cab from an app-based service provider lost control. Four students and the driver were taken to a hospital,” a police official said.

The injured persons were first taken to the state-run Chittaranjan National Medical College and the victim, Sayantan Biswas, was transferred to a private hospital as his condition was critical. “The victim was declared brought dead at the private hospital,” the official said.