2 Dies In Kamrup District Following A Truck-Dumper Collision
According to sources, both truck drivers were trapped in their seats after the collision, and as the trucks caught fire, they perished from burns.
GUWAHATI: On January 24, under Boko Police station in Assam's Kamrup (Rural) district, a Tata dumper collided with a truck traveling in the opposite direction on National Highway 17. At least two people were killed in the accident.
The vehicle with the registration number AS01 JC 3904 and the aforementioned dumper has registration number AS01 NC 9882. Both truck drivers were trapped in their seats after the collision, and as the trucks caught fire, they perished from burns.
A local named Chandan Sharma reported the incident. "A Guwahati-bound Tata Dumper carrying sand was parked by the roadside to take a break, and in the meantime, the Goalpara-bound Tata Dumper and the other truck collided face to face," Sharma said.
Sharma went on to say that the incident only occurred because the truck headed towards Guwahati attempted to pass another parked Tata Dumper. He immediately phoned the police after the event, and Boko Police arrived shortly after. The State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) Boko, however, recently responded to the accident, he continued.
The truck driver is Bhadreswar Patgiri from Dudhnai in Goalpara district, and the driver of the Tata Dumper is Krishna Das from Bamunigaon in Kamrup district, according to police sources.
Recently, another terrible car accident in Kendukona, Kamrup, which is under the control of Kamalpur police station, claimed the lives of two siblings as they were receiving medical attention. According to reports, a speeding car struck four persons on National Highway 31 in Kendukona, injuring them, including a brother and sister.
The doctor allegedly hit the victims on the road while traveling to Nalbari while driving while intoxicated, according to the locals. The catastrophe claimed the lives of Gayatri Das (14) and Abinash Das (8). Ainul Haque and Sumi Das were both hurt, and they were both transported immediately away to the hospital.