A lorry that was carrying rice sacks overturned in the Ghoshpukur area near Siliguri today morning.
The lorry driver and the conductor got severely injured in the incident. They are currently undergoing treatment at the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital.
According to sources, the lorry was heading towards Assam from Haryana via Siliguri. A crowd of people had gathered in the area later to take the rice sacks which had fallen off the vehicle.
The Phansidewa Police arrived at the scene on being notified and took control of the situation. The police pulled the lorry out with the help of a crane and seized the rice sacks.