A male bison died after getting hit by a vehicle on 31 number National Highway in the Mantram Basti area under Kalchini block of Alipurduar district.
According to sources, on Thursday night, the said Bison had come out from the Jaladapada forest and was crossing the road. At the same time, a vehicle hit him, causing the Bison's death on the spot.
Police informed the incident to the forest department. Upon receiving the news, forest officials went to the spot and sent the body for post-mortem.