Two persons killed in Bengal road accidents

Krishnanagar (WB), Nov 17 (PTI) Two persons werekilled and one was injured in two road accidents in WestBengal's Nadia district on Sunday, police said.

One person was killed and another injured when a truckhit the motorcycle they were riding on at Depara area underKotoali police station limits, a police officer said.

The incident took place when the two persons wereriding towards district headquarters Krishnanagar, he said.

Thirty seven-year-old Sabur Ali Biswas was broughtdead to Bishnupur rural hospital whereas the motorcycle rider,Diptangshu Biswas, is undergoing treatment at a hospital here,the officer said.

The truck has been seized and a manhunt has beenlaunched to trace the driver, he said.

In another incident, a 55-year-old person was killedwhen a vehicle hit the bicycle he was riding on at Gachha areaunder Nakashipara police station limits, the officer said.

The deceased has been identified as Ruhul Amin Sheikh,a resident of Betuadahari, he said.

The body has been sent for post-mortem and efforts areon to trace the vehicle, the officer added. PTI CORRACD ACD