Assam: Truck Runs Over Two-Wheeler In Chirang, 1 Killed

Locals said that the accident took place as the woman and her husband, travelling on a two-wheeler, slowed down as they reached the bridge but the truck behind them did not, and ran over the two-wheeler.
Assam: Truck Runs Over Two-Wheeler In Chirang, 1 Killed

One woman was killed after being run over by truck in Assam | REPRESENTATIVE

A woman was killed after a truck ran over her on the Hagrama Bridge in the Chirang district of Assam on Sunday.

The incident took place today afternoon, locals informed.

They said that the accident took place as the woman and her husband, travelling on a two-wheeler, slowed down as they reached the bridge but the truck behind them did not, and ran over the two-wheeler.

The deceased has been identified as Dipika Narzary. She was returning home along with her husband when the accident took place. The husband managed to escape with injuries but the wife was killed on the spot.

Seeing that the Bridge was in a poor condition, the couple slowed down their two-wheeler and were ran over by the truck behind them, locals added.

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The truck that caused the accident had Assam registration bearing the numbers AS 19 AC 3700.

Meanwhile, the driver of the truck fled from the scene leaving behind his truck.

Further, protests erupted at the site of the accident with the angered locals blaming authorities for ignoring repeated calls for the bridge to be repaired.

They added that trucks were plying in the area illegally and the police remained tight-lipped on the matter.

Police arrived at the scene and after preliminary observation, sent the body for post mortem. An investigation into the matter was initiated by the police.

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