Road Mishap Kills 1 In Howrah


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.

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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.