Three of a family die in road accident in Sibsagar

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 15:15

Sibsagar: A Northeast Frontier Railway
engineer was killed along with his wife and minor daughter in
a road accident in Sibsagar district of Assam Tuesday.

The accident occurred at Ghilaguri near here when a
bus coming from the opposite direction collided with their car
which was being pulled out from a road-side ditch, official
sources said.

The family was travelling from Dibbrugarh to Jorhat
when their car overturned while negotiating a turn on NH 37
and fell into the ditch.

The engineer identified as Nabaranjan Chetia along with
his wife Rumi and daughter Maina (12) died on the spot, the
sources said.

Eye witnesses said the car was dragged for about 200
metres by the moving bus.


First Published: Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 15:15
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