A person has died in a road accident that took place on the 48th number Asian Highway near Totopada Mod of Madarihat-Birpada block, while three more people were injured in the incident. The deceased's name was Tapas Roy and he was a resident of Coochbehar.
According to the information received, two vehicles carrying bamboos were heading towards Haasimara when a second vehicle coming from behind hit the vehicles. In the incident, all the three vehicles were badly damaged and three people travelling in the vehicle were injured, while one person died. On receiving the news, Madarihat police reached the scene and admitted the injured to the hospital. The police is investigating the incident.