Trucks collide, two dead in Bihar's Nalanda

Two drivers died today in a collision between as many trucks near a village on NH-31 under Bena police station area in Bihar's Nalanda district, a police officer said.

PTI| Updated: Oct 05, 2014, 12:25 PM IST

Biharsharif: Two drivers died today in a collision between as many trucks near a village on NH-31 under Bena police station area in Bihar's Nalanda district, a police officer said.

The mishap took place near Dhanaul village as two trucks collided head-on with each other apparently after the drivers felt to sight the other vehicle, the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Shams Afroz said.

The drivers of the two trucks Krishna Rai, a resident of Patna district, and Md. Javed, native of Uttar Pradesh, died on the spot, he said.

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem, Afroz said.

While one truck was speeding towards Biharsharif after unloading stone chips at Bakhtiyarpur, the other truck carrying iron steel was going to Odisha, the DSP said.