West Bengal: Howrah road mishap injures 31, leaves four critical
At least 31 people were injured when a bus hit a lorry on NH6 due to dense fog in West Bengal's Howrah district on Friday, police said.
Howrah: At least 31 people were injured when a bus hit a lorry on NH6 due to dense fog in West Bengal's Howrah district on Friday, police said.
The private bus with a complement of 50 passengers was heading to the beach resort of Digha from Madhyamgram in North 24 Parganas when it hit the lorry from behind at Ashariya village on NH6 near Bagnan, a police officer said.
At least 31 people, including the driver and the helper, were injured and rushed to Uluberia General hospital. The condition of four, including a woman, was stated to be critical, the officer said.
The lorry driver fled with the vehicle but the bus, which sustained damage, has been seized, the officer said.
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