Bongaon: seven people died in a road accident at Bongaon- kapa road in North 24 porganas on Monday morning. Seven other were critically injured in this accident.
Local sources said a bus and car collided with each other at Bongaon-kapa road on the early morning of Monday. Five people died on the spot. Two more died on the way to hospital. Local sources said that death toll could rise. All injured persons were admitted to the hospital. Police reached to the spot.
Tension flared up in the area after the accident and locals staged a road blockade.