Nagrakata, 20th September: Two person died in collision between car and motorcycle, while the other was seriously injured. The incident occurred on the NH17 of Dharnipur Tea Estate under Nagrakata block in Jalpaiguri district on Saturday.
According to sources, a motorcycle and a vehicle collided head-on near the Diana bridge at around 4.30 pm on that day. After the collision, the car crashed with the roadside tree due to which one person in the vehicle died on the spot.
After the incident, the injured driver and the motorcycle rider were rushed to nearby hospital in Banarhat with help of the locals. Later the car driver died during the treatment. The deceased has been identified as Abhijit Paul of Nagrakata and Soumyjit Dutta of Lataguri kranti more.
Meanwhile, Nagrakata police reached the spot soon after receiving the information of the incident and seized both the vehicles. The body of the deceased was recovered and sent for autopsy. Nagarakata Police has launched an investigation into this matter.