, 13 Feb. 04 :
The Sr. DME of Andal had a close shave yesterday midnight. His
speeding TATA Sumo crashed behind a standing truck at G. T. Road
near Nola area of Galsi P.S. The truck with iron rods loaded on
it was standing at a road side hotel when the Sumo crashed
behind it. A railway employee accompanying the Sr. DME to
Burdwan, Parameswar Lal (50) of Kulti, died on the spot as rods
pierced through him. Another passenger of the vehicle, Pramodh
Misra, critically wounded was admitted to Burdwan Medical
College & Hospital.
Police sources reveled that, the vehicle carrying a Sr. DME, of
Eastern Railways & his accompanies faced an accident at
around midnight yesterday. Primary investigation reveled that
the truck parked close to the road in darkness was the main
reason for the accident.
At another accident, 5 labours of Dumka district were injured
when a truck filled with paddy bags overturned near Bhatar P.S.
Lachia Maddi, Buro Maddi, Hapua Maddi, Hapna Maddi & Mohan
Murmu were admitted at the Burdwan hospital. The truck was on
the way to Madhabdihi from Balgona.