Road accident in Nadia, West Bengal, 18 people lost their lives. At the same time, five people are seriously injured. The accident happened when these people were going to the crematorium to perform the last rites of a dead body. The car in which the body was kept collided with a truck parked on the side of the road. Police took the injured to the hospital with the help of local people.
In Road Accident In Nadia
According to Anupam Mishra of Aaj Tak, according to the information received, the accident happened on Saturday night in the Hanskhali area of Nadia district of West Bengal. More than 20 people from Bagda in North 24 Parganas were going towards Navadwip crematorium with the dead body in a matador.
A truck was parked on the side of the road in the Phulbari area of Hanskhali. The Matador was carrying the dead body collided with this truck. The accident was so horrific that 18 people died. At the same time, five people are seriously injured.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar expressed his condolences by tweeting. Jagdeep Dhankar wrote,
Unfortunate news. In Nadia district, a vehicle collided with a truck parked on the side of the road. There were people in the vehicle. Eighteen people died in this collision, while five were injured.
Deeply pained at reported death of 18 people and 5 others injured in Nadia District after the vehicle they were travelling in collided with a truck parked on the side of road.
Expect all efforts @MamataOfficial to the family of deceased and injured. Need to promote Road Safety.
— Governor West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar (@jdhankhar1) November 28, 2021
According to Aaj Tak, the police is seriously investigating this accident. Police estimate that the accident happened due to dense fog and the high speed of Matador.