Kolkata: A junior doctor was killed in a road accident at Raiganj on Sunday late night.
Police said the victim was a resident of Raiganj itself and he was a junior doctor of a medical college and hospital in Kolkata. He went to his home for a few days. Police came to know that he went to Raiganj Town from his residence on Sunday night and the accident took place when he was returning home.
After preliminary investigation, police came to know that he was riding a motorbike and somehow his bike collided head on with another vehicle that was approaching from the opposite direction. Locals went to the spot and found him lying on the road with severe injuries. They took him to hospital where he was declared brought dead. Police suspect that the victim had received severe injuries and it resulted to his death. The body has been sent for an autopsy.
The offending vehicle with which the motorbike collided head on had somehow managed to flee. Locals urged the police to take necessary steps to check recurrence of such incidents.
Police have taken several incidents to check road accidents in the area and have also undertaken many programmes to create awareness on road safety among people. Now the police are going to intensify the same. At the same time, the police will take necessary measures to check rash driving at night time.