Traveller collided with cylinder loaded truck;  4 dead, several injured


At least four people died on the spot and more than twenty others were injured seriously on Thursday morning  at Amguri area on NH-37 near Kaliabor when a traveller collided with a truck. The injured were sent to a hospital in Jakhalabandha for treatment.

Three of the traveler’s passengers died on spot whereas another passed away at the Jakhalabandha FRU Hospital whereas the others injured are undergoing treatment in the hospital.

The Jorhat bound traveller bore no AS02 AC 2739 whereas the truck loaded with cylinders bore no NL04 D 5204.


The deceased have been identified as Dr. Prakash Barua, Dilip Das, Asin Kumar Dey andSaurav.

The injured were initially admitted to Jakhalabandha hospital but now have been referred to Nagaon and Tezpur medical college. As per police reports, many of the injured are in critical condition.


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