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Three dead, five injured in road mishap

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  1 Oct 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From our Correspondent

DIGBOI, Sept 30: In a disastrous road mishap that occurred on NH-38 at Golai no 3 in Digboi in Tinsukia district at pre-dawn on Saturday, three people died on the spot while another five, including a 3-year old child, were injured after a bike collided with an ALTO 800 head on.

According to police sources, the deceased, who were identified as Irfan Hussain (17), son of Imran Hussain, Siraj Ahmed (19), son of Allaudin Ahmed and And Gurung, son of Mahesh Gurung, all belonging to Margherita Segunbari, were coming towards Digboi on a new Pulser 202 motorcycle without registration number to enjoy Durga Puja festivity and reckless driving allegedly led to the accident.

Meanwhile, the head-on collision with a new ALTO 800 going towards Margherita left five people of a family in the vehicle, including a three-year old child, injured.

The injured were immediately rushed to Tinsukia Civil Hospital and later shifted to Dibrugarh AMCH for better treatment. “The child sustained severe head injury while the other four suffered multiple injuries,” informed a relative, adding, “The family belongs to Borgolai area in Margherita who were returning home.”

The bodies of the deceased were sent to Tinsukia Civil Hospital for postmortem.

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