Insight Online News
Kolkata, Nov 28 : At least 18 people were killed and five injured in a road accident in Nadia district of West Bengal on Saturday night.
The incident took place when they were en route to Nabadwip crematorium from Bagda in North 24 Parganas.
The ill-fated vehicle carrying them collided with a truck parked on the side of the road in Phulbari under Hanskhali police station.
The injured were rushed to hospital.
Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar expressed profound shock at the incident and said, “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 from CM Mamata Banerjee to the family of deceased and injured. Need to promote road safety, ” he added.