8 dead, 2 injured in car-truck collision

At least eight people died and two others were critically injured after a Maruti Suzuki van rammed into a truck loaded with potatoes in West Bengal's Burdwan on Sunday. Nine people, who were returning after attending a fair in Birbhum, were onboard the van. The injured are being treated at a hospital in Durgapur. The accident took place in Morgram. A hunt is underway to find the truck driver and his helper, who remain absconding.