Rajganj, 12th December: Tension gripped the area when after a youth was seriously injured in a collision between a government bus and a scooty at Gandar More in Rajganj. The injured has been identified as Jamiruddin Mohammad (19) of Surubari village.
According to local sources, Jamiruddin was trying to cross the road on his scooty when a speeding government passenger bus heading from Jalpaiguri rammed into him. After the incident, the injured youth was rescued and taken to the hospital by the locals. The residents then staged a protest by staging a road blockade demanding proper traffic system in the area.
On the other hand, as soon as the news of the incident was received, the Rajganj police and the police of Ambadi Out Post reached the spot. Meanwhile, due to the blockade, traffic came to a standstill for about one and a half hours. The residents later removed the blockade after the administration assured them of making arrangements for traffic control.
In this regard, Trinamool’s Anchal President Samijuddin Ahmed said that accidents often happen at Gandar More. Therefore, after the accident today, the residents blocked the road demanding traffic control. Discussions are being held with the administration to fulfill the demands of the residents at the earliest.