Assam: 7 casualties, 20 badly injured in Kokrajhar road accident

 Assam: 7 casualties, 20 badly injured in Kokrajhar road accident

Sunday, December 27, 2020 – 17:37pm

The Kokrajhar road accident on National Highway-17, led to 7 casualties and injury of 20 other people on Sunday.

The mishap occurred when the vehicle was carrying the deceased and the injured got hit by a truck from the opposite direction while travelling. The truck was coming towards Chataguri under Bogoribari police station.

As per the locals, the incident took place at around 22:30 in the morning. It occurred when a bus speeding high, bearing registration No AS16-c-1875 collided face to face with a truck with registration No AS17-C-3073. As per reports, the passenger bus was on its way to Dhubri while the truck was on its way to Guwahati when the mishap took place. Local people, including the police officials hurried to the spot and jumped on to rescue the injured victims.

“Three of the critically injured have been referred to the Guwahati Medical College Hospital (GMHC) and the rest other injured are being treated at the Dhubri Civil Hospital, Kokrajhar”-stated police official.  

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