1 dies, 3 hurt as bus hits Scooty and turns turtle

From Our Correspondent

TEZU, June 12: In a tragic road mishap, an Airbus (bearing registration No AR-20-1558) on way to Itanagar in high speed hit a Scooty coming from opposite at around 4.30 PM near 28 miles forest area of Gohaingaon in which one person died.

The ill-fated bus carrying about 25 passengers, including students, hit a red color Scooty (bearing No AR-11B- 2096) and turned turtle along NH-13 wayside. The passengers were pulled out through the broken windows, who told that the driver run away from the spot.

One person died on the spot while three passengers sustained minor injuries, police station OC inspector D Singpho said, adding the injured were rushed to zonal hospital here for first aids while the body was also sent there for postmortem.

The police registered a hit and run case after the deceased’s family lodged a FIR and launched investigation to ascertain the cause of the mishap, he added.

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