Dibrugarh: Six people of a wedding party were killed, and two injured in a road accident after a Bollero they were travelling hit a trailer parked on the NH-37 near Lepetkata in Dibrugarh District of Assam on Thursday morning at around 5.45 am.
According to locals, A Bolero vehicle carrying a wedding party hit a trailer which was parked on side of the Highway. The marriage party was returning from Sisi Borgaon of Dhemaji District to Bhogamur of Lepetkata.
The deceased have been identified as Hem Bora, Madan Bora, Jibak Saikia, Prakash Das, Deba Bora and Kanpai Bhuyan.
“We suspect that the accident took place due to heavy fog as the driver couldn’t see the parked trailer,” said a local police officer.
“Six persons died on the spot and while two others were seriously injured. The injured have been taken to Assam Medical College Hospital (AMCH) for treatment,” the police officer further said.