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WB: Girl crushed as lorry pushes car under bus


KOLAGHAT/KOLKATA: An 11-year-old girl was once killed and 3 others severely injured on Friday when a truck crashed into a automotive and pushed nearly all of the vehicle below the bus in front of it. The twist of fate, which took place on National Highway 6, sparked protests and resulted in locals setting the truck on fireplace.
According to witnesses, vehicles at the Kharagpur-bound flank of NH-6 came to a temporary halt close to Deuliabazar below Kolaghat police station around 8am, as pedestrians had been crossing the road. A automotive certain for Puri had stopped at the back of a bus. A lorry loaded with sal leaves was once dashing failed to prevent in time as it neared the automobile. The have an effect on pushed the automobile below the bus in front.

“The roof of the automobile was once completely smashed and the automobile was once squeezed from both sides,” said an area resident.


Local citizens rushed to the spot and tried to look throughout the automotive, but it was once nearly entirely squeezed below the bus. “We heard a feeble voice from throughout the automotive and figured that any individual may nonetheless be alive. Some of the locals requested the bus passengers to come out and then the bus was once overturned,” some other witness said.


The girl, identified as Tanisha Mukherjee, died at the spot while her oldsters Chandrasekhar, 38, and Moumita, 34, and their driver Ashok Sahu had been taken to an area hospital. They had been later brought to a hospital close to Mukundapur, off EM Bypass. Tanisha lived with her oldsters at her maternal grandparents’ area in Golf Green. Her father was once an employee of a multinational company.


Neighbours in Golf Green had been stunned into silence on finding out of the twist of fate. “They had been a happy family and socialised with neighbours,” said probably the most Mukherjees’ neighbours. She added the family had decided to visit Puri and left early within the morning. “I heard they had employed a automotive. We nonetheless can’t imagine that Tanisha is dead,” she said.


At the twist of fate spot in Kolkaghat, the locals started protesting after the twist of fate and some of them set the truck on fireplace. They also demanded an overbridge within the house to avoid accidents because of dashing vehicles. Police tried to pacify the gang, but the locals attacked them. The scuffle lasted some time. East Midnapore SP V Solomon Nesakumar said, “A dashing truck smashed the automobile. We introduced the location below regulate quickly. The wounded passengers had been despatched for treatment.”


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