A vehicle carrying passengers had an accident on the 31st National Highway adjacent to Madarihat police station, causing 11 tourists to be injured.
These tourists come from Banunga in Kolkata to visit Jaldapara. A container hit the tourist carrying vehicle, causing 11 people to be injured on the National Highway.
After the incident, the container driver escaped from there along his vehicle.
On the other hand, the locals hurled the injured to a nearby hospital, from where they were referred to Siliguri on seeing their condition worsen. The police is investigating the incident.