Purulia: CPI(M) MP Basudeb Acharia
escaped unhurt today when a truck hit his car and killed one
roadside child on the National Highway 32 near Raghunathpur in
Purulia district, police said.
According to police, the speeding truck hit Acharia`s car
from behind damaging the vehicle. However, Acharia, who was
coming from Jhalda from an election campaign, was not hurt.
The truck did not stop after the accident and again hit
three persons of a family waiting for a bus, killing one and
While Durgadas Barui (12) was killed, his brother Sibdas
(9) and mother Tupu (30) were injured, they said.
The truck driver fled from the spot.