West Bengal: 7 killed & 2 injured as Maruti van collides with truck West Bengal :- In a terrific road accident on Sunday, 7 people were killed and two others injured in a major road accident in Kanksa area of Burdwan district, West Bengal.
This terrific accident happened when a Maruti van in which nine people travelling collided with a potato laden truck near Moragram under Kankasa police station.
After seeing a fair which was organised in Patharchapuri are of Birbhum district, West Bengal, the Maruti van with the 9 people was returning.
The collision between Maruti van and truck was so forceful that 5 people were killed on the spot.
The rest 4 passengers were sent to a nearby hospital immediately for treatment, but 2 more persons succumbed to injuries taking the death toll to 7.
The hospital officials said that the condition of the two injured persons is very critical.
The West Bengal police is investigating into the tragedy and the driver of the truck is still on the run.
In the past one week in Burdwan district, more than a dozen big accidents have occurred in which more than 20 people have died so far.