A person was killed in a road accident near Hashimara Torsha Bridge in Alipurduar district, while two other people were injured. The deceased was identified as Avinash Badai (30). He was a resident of Kalachini’s Dima Tea Gardens.
It is known that a vehicle going from Madarihat to Hashimara collided face to face with a stone-laden dump rider that was going from Hashimara to Madarihat in which a driver of one vehicle died on the spot. Two people in the vehicle were seriously injured.
After this the locals took the injured to Latta Bari Hospital. The dumper driver was absconding. On the other hand, after getting information about the incident, the police reached the scene from Hasimara Outpost and recovered the body and sent it to Alipurduar Hospital for post-mortem. The police has taken both the vehicles into custody and is looking for the dump driver.