Kolkata: Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee has been critically injured in a major accident near Singur on Tuesday. He was returning from Murshidabad to Kolkata when his car slammed into a lorry and overturned. He received major head injuries and is being treated in a private hospital in Kolkata.
Nephew of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Abhishek was accompanied by MLA Manas Bhunia who also injured. CM ordered a probe into the accident.
As per orders, CID stepped in to investigate the road mishap. Mamata asked DG Surajit Kar Purkayasta to probe the matter that how civilian cars are making their way into the VIP convoys repeatedly. A team under IPS Akash Meghariya are on their way to have a ground check.
CID has teamed up with FSTP (Fatal Squad Team) of the Kolkata Police to conduct a detailed investigation into the cause of the accident.
Abhishek Banerjee is stable, as per reports.