Assam: Fatal Tanker Accident Claims Life of a Man in Guwahati

Tragedy strikes Assam with a fatal tanker accident in Guwahati, claiming lives and prompting calls for improved road safety.
Assam: Fatal Tanker Accident Claims Life of a Man in Guwahati

GUWAHATI: In the late hours of Monday night in Guwahati's Narengi area, a middle-aged individual met a tragic end, crushed to death by a tanker truck with registration number ‘AS 25FC 2596’. The victim's identity remains unknown, and the driver of the truck fled the scene immediately after the mishap occurred. The deceased faced an untimely demise, leaving authorities and locals in shock.

City police swiftly responded to the scene, recovering the lifeless body for post-mortem examination. As the investigation unfolds, the deceased's body now rests at Gauhati Medical College Hospital (GMCH), awaiting further legal procedures. The abrupt loss of life underscores the need for improved road safety measures and accountability for drivers involved in such incidents.

Meanwhile, another tragedy unfolded in the Goalpara district recently, where two young lives were lost in a motorcycle accident near Baguan village in Kharmuza Tehsil. The victims, identified as Sariful Islam and Akthar Hussain, met their demise when their speeding motorcycle collided with a utility pole on the roadside. The impact was fatal, and the incident serves as a stark reminder of the consequences of reckless driving.

A third individual, Ashraful Haque, suffered injuries in the collision and was promptly taken to the emergency room for medical attention. Local authorities tipped off about the accident, and arrived at the location to retrieve the bodies of the deceased for post-mortem analysis. The community is left mourning the loss of two promising lives and praying for the swift recovery of the injured survivor.

These tragic incidents highlight the need for heightened awareness about road safety and responsible driving practices. As communities grieve, it is essential for authorities to address the root causes of such accidents and implement measures to prevent future occurrences. The road ahead demands a collective commitment to fostering a safer environment for all road users, emphasizing the value of every life on the journey.


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