1 killed in lorry accident, NH-6 blocked
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Last Updated: Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 13:25
Howrah: One person was killed and another injured when a lorry hit a trolly van at Chandrapur village on Nh-6 on Tuesday.

Police said the speeding lorry hit the van, carrying three persons, from behind. While the owner of the van, aged around 50, died on the spot, another person, who sustained injuries, was rushed to Bagnan hospital. Another injured person was released after firs aid.

Irate villagers put up a road block on NH-6 at the accident spot but lifted the blockade after 10 minutes at the intervention of the police.

Later they blocked the highway at Khadinan More where six persons, including 3 women and a child, died in an accident on NH-6 on April 1.

The protesters were picketing against frequent accidents on the highway.

Traffic was stalled on Nh-6 ofr some time due to the agitation, police said.


First Published: Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 13:25

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