The death toll in the deadly road accident that took place in Gohpur has increased to five with one more succumbed to her injuries in a hospital on Sunday morning. The deceased has been identified as Budhamai Gogoi.
The accident took place when a truck (AS-25-EC-1656) collided with a Maximo (AS-12-C-7935) on Saturday evening. The Maximo with 8 persons on board fell into a ditch when the truck rammed the vehicle and four passengers died on the spot. The victims were identified as Chandra Kutum, Satyaban Kutum, Brajen Bora and Sabitri Gogoi.
Police were informed immediately after the accident took place and they with the help of locals had rescued the injured persons and admitted them at hospital.