FROM OUR STAFF CORRESPONDENT
SHILLONG, Nov 23: A driver of a Maruti car (ML05J–3297) along with a co-passenger sustained injuries when the vehicle was involved in a head on collision with a truck (AS05BC–0103) coming from the opposite direction. The collision happened near the market place at Umsning under Umsning Block, Ri Bhoi on the 23rd of November, 2015 at 1:05 A.M. The 108 Emergency Service Ambulance based in Umsning helped in shifting the driver Shan Lyngdoh (30) and Recovery Malieh (24) to Shillong Civil Hospital.
In another incident, a truck proceeding towards Guwahati from Nongpoh collided into statiory truck which broke down in the middle of the road at Umling under Umling Block, Ri Bhoi district. A co-passenger travelling in the truck sustained injuries when the incident took place on the Sunday. Similarly, a TATA Indica (ML05M–7888) proceeding towards Shillong hit a road side barricade near MeCoFED office at Mawiong on the Sunday. The driver of the vehicle John Mawa (16) sustained injuries during the collision and has been shifted to Shillong Civil Hospital.
In yet another incident of road mishap, a TATA Sumo proceeding towards Mairang from Maroid overturned on a turning at Madan Maroid in West Khasi Hills. A co-passenger travelling in the vehicle sustained injuries when the vehicle overturned on Sunday.
A scooter heading towards Mawprem from Lumparing drove into a ditch and overturned at Garikha in Shillong on the same day. In this accident, the motorist Alpius Dkhar (28) along with the pillion rider Rich Lyngdoh (20) sustained minor injuries after they fell off the scooter.