West Bengal: Five persons die as people returning home on vehicle from crematorium hit truck in Nadia
Krishnanager, Apr 28 (UNI) Five people were killed, three of them from a same family, and 15 others wounded, many of them critically when their vehicle, in which they were returning home from a crematorium, hit a parked sand laden truck at the rear on the Krishnanagar-Nawadwip state highway in West Bengal's Nadia district early Sunday.
The accident happened around 0445 hours near Bhaluka Prantornagar on the Nawadwip state-highway, some 200 mts from the victims' residences, when they were returning home from the crematorium at Nawadwip, police said.
Among the injured, two children, they have been admitted to Shaktinagar zilla hospital. Among the wounded three have been shifted to a hospital in Kolkata after their condition deteriorated.
The dead among others, Pabitra Biswas (40), Anima Biswas (33), Sangita Biswas (13) Swaraswati Biswas (39) and Nilmoni Sarkar (70).