Siliguri, 11th September (Bappa Ghosh): A bike rider sustained serious injuries after he lost control while taking a sharp turn to avoid a collision with an oil tanker. The incident took place around 9pm last night at the Noukaghat Bridge in Siliguri.
The rider, Kaushik Chakraborty, said that an oil tanker suddenly came in front of the bike. To avoid being hit by the tanker, Kaushik took a sharp turn but unfortunately lost control and fell. After the incident, the driver of the tanker tried to escape. Luckily, another motorbike driver, driving through the same area, chased the tanker and stopped it. On receiving the news of the incident, the police reached the spot and took the driver and the tanker under their custody. Police are investigating the incident.