One person died in an accident between a pick-up van and a bike on 31 number highway in Khariar Bandar Jungle area of Doars’s Maiteili block, while another was injured. The name of the deceased has been stated as Abul Hussain and the name of the injured is Gopi Tanti. Both were residents of Barodighi tea plantation.
Both of them were returning home from Chalsa on their bike yesterday evening. On the way, their bike collided with a pickup van, which led to Abul’s death on the spot. The injured, Gopi has been admitted to the hospital.
The police has seized the pickup van and started investigating the incident.