17 injured as SUV overturns near Alipurduar
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Last Updated: Friday, November 11, 2011, 12:05
Jalpaiguri: Seventeen persons were injured when a private vehicle overturned at a place between Falakata and Alipurduar in Jalpaiguri district on friday, police said.

The accident occured near Adai Mile when the SUV travelling from Falakata to Alipurduar swerved to avoid a bike coming from the opposite direction. The driver lost control of the vehicle which overturned, police said.

Seventeen persons, including the driver and helper of the vehicle and the bike rider, were injured, police said.

They were rushed to Alipurduar sub-divisional hospital where the condition of five of the injured was stated to be critical, according to the hospital Superintendent S S Dasgupta.


First Published: Friday, November 11, 2011, 12:05

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