Students injured in road accident

Report by: 
PRASHANT ACHARYA
SILIGURI
11 Mar 2019

Six higher secondary students were injured during a road accident on Monday morning when they were heading towards examination centre in a truck. The truck carrying around 20 students lost balance and hit a bus from behind at Bijlimoni Tea Estate near Ghoshpukur under Phansidewa police station.
The students of St Mary’s Girls’ High School, Gayaganga were injured when the truck they were travelling hit a bus before reaching their examination centre at Madati High School.
Soon afer the accident the injured were taken to nearby Navjeevan hospital.
Mukti Ekka a school teacher of Gayaganga said that out of six students five sustained minor injuries but one was unconscious due to head injury.
Later students were given the facility of appearing the examination in the hospital.