Howrah: A person died on Monday in a road accident in Howrah.
The incident took place at Domjur’s Salap bridge, when goods carrying truck hit a Tata 407 car which lost its control and hit a guardwall. The driver died on the spot. The helper’s condition is stated to be serious.
As per sources, the car was coming from Dankuni and was destined to Kolkata via National Highway 6. A 10-wheeler truck lost its control and hit it from behind. The car as a result lost its own control and hit the guardrail of the Salap bridge. The driver died and the helper was admitted to a local hospital by the locals.
The accident resulted in the disruption of services at the highway for a stipulated period. The dead driver’s identity is yet to be known. The police are searching for the driver of the truck.