Four passengers killed in bus accident, 20 injured

Guwahati , PTI | Updated : 30 November 2016, 01:23 PM
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Four passengers have been killed and 20 persons injured in a collision between a bus and an oil tanker on National Highway 37 in Golaghat district of Assam, a police official said.

The Tinsukia-bound private night bus from Guwahati had a head-on collision with the loaded oil tanker coming from the opposite direction at Rongamati, officer in charge of Dergaon police station Rupjyoti Dutta said.

The bus driver and three passengers of the bus died on the spot and 18 of its passengers along with two persons in the oil tanker were injured in the accident at around 3.30 AM, Dutta said.

The injured have been admitted to hospitals in Golaghat and Jorhat Medical College Hospital, he said.