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1 killed in lorry accident, NH-6 blocked

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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