Birpara, 17th Sept: Five people including the driver, were moderately injured when a small goods carrier overturned on Asian Highway No. 48. The incident occurred at 4 pm on Thursday evening at Bhagatpara near Birpara in Alipurduar district.
According to eyewitnesses, two small goods vehicles were going towards Madarihat from Birpara. Then, while overtaking a car near Bhagatpara, the goods vehicle overturned.
At the time of the incident there were three people in the luggage compartment of the vehicle and two people including the driver in the cabin. All the injured have been taken to Birpara State General Hospital. OC Paljar Bhutia of Birpara Police Station said that the injured have been given primary treatment and the vehicle has been seized.