Four injured as auto overturns in Salt Lake
Kolkata: Four persons were injured after the auto-rickshaw they were travelling in overturned at EC block in Salt Lake. The incident took place on Tuesday afternoon. The auto-rickshaw driver also received injuries in the accident. Police said that the driver of the Ultadanga-bound auto sped up to move out before the signal turned red. While taking a turn at the high speed the auto driver lost control over the vehicle and it eventually overturned on the road.
The local people and police rushed to the spot and rushed the injured passengers to the Bidhannagar Sub-divisional hospital. According to the hospital sources the condition of the driver was stated to be critical. The incident triggered tension in the area. The local people of the EC block alleged that the auto-rickshaws plying through the areas often flout traffic norms. As a result of which the accidents often take place in Salt Lake. There was no adequate surveillance by the police to check the errant vehicles, alleged the local people.