Siliguri, 24th November: Carrying on with the usual daily routine in any family an eight-year-old son left for school with his sister in a scooty and they met with a tragic accident that took his life on the spot. The child was mowed by the truck wheel while his sister sustained injuries. The said incident surfaced from Siliguri’s Jabrabhita VIP Road, where a truck and the said scooty collided head-on.
The child was a third-grade student in an English medium school in Bowbazar. Father Gulab Roy, a driver by profession, and his family were grief-struck upon receiving the news of the death of their beloved son. After the incident, the NJP police recovered the body and sent it to North Bengal Medical College and Hospital for postmortem.