West Bengal: At least 18 dead, 5 injured in Nadia after lorry hits matador

Hanskhali Police said, people in the matador were on their way to the Nabadeep crematorium to cremate a body from Bagda of North 24 Parganas when the accident took place

Asian News International November 28, 2021 10:35:13 IST
West Bengal: At least 18 dead, 5 injured in Nadia after lorry hits matador

Representational image. News18

Nadia, West Bengal: At least 18 people were killed and five others injured in a road accident that took place in West Bengal's Phulbari area of Nadia district late on Saturday night, police said.

As per officials of the Hanskhali police station, people in a matador car were on its way to the Nabadeep crematorium to cremate a body from Bagda of North 24 Parganas on Saturday night.

The matador was hit by a lorry loaded with stones which was parked on the side of the road and suddenly started at Phulbari area of Hanskhali police station area of Nadia. At least 18 people died on spot.

 The injured people have been shifted to Shaktinagar district hospital.

Locals claimed that the accident took place was due to the dense fog and the high speed of vehicle. Further investigation is on.

Read all the Latest News, Trending News, Cricket News, Bollywood News,
India News and Entertainment News here. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Updated Date:

also read

Narendra Modi unveils new campus of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute built at Rs 530 crore in Kolkata
India

Narendra Modi unveils new campus of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute built at Rs 530 crore in Kolkata

According to a statement by the PMO, the second campus of CNCI has been constructed in sync with the prime minister's 'vision to expand and upgrade the health facilities in all parts of the country'

SC adjourns Suvendu Adhikari's plea seeking transfer of Mamata Banerjee's election petition from Calcutta HC
India

SC adjourns Suvendu Adhikari's plea seeking transfer of Mamata Banerjee's election petition from Calcutta HC

The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the plea of BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari seeking transfer of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's petition challenging his election from Nandigram constituency outside the state, for two weeks

Bengal in throes of COVID-19, adds 18,802 new cases; one out of every two in Kolkata test positive
India

Bengal in throes of COVID-19, adds 18,802 new cases; one out of every two in Kolkata test positive

The state's positivity rate also rose from Friday's 26.34 percent to 29.60 percent, portending a grim battle against the disease ahead, with the Gangasagar fair, a huge congregation of common people and seers having begun today