Birpara, 10th July: Two motorcycle riders were killed in a road accident near Singhania tea garden area under Birpara PS in Alipurduar district. The accident occurred on Thursday evening around 7.30 pm.
According to the information, the deceased persons has been identified as Pawan Munda (18) and Amir Gosai (14). Both were residents of Yogi Line, Ramjhora tea garden.
According to local sources, a truck that broke down on road was being repaired by a mechanic while another truck loaded with sand was coming from opposite direction. Both the youths who were coming towards Birpara were seriously injured after their bike collided with the truck loaded with sand coming from opposite direction. The accident occurred while they were overtaking the standing truck on the main road to Bhutan. Meanwhile the truck fled from the scene.
Critically injured youth were rushed towards Birpara State General hospital by Birpara police station in-charge Palzer Bhutia along with help of local peoples where doctors declared them dead.