One incident took place at Canning in South 24-Parganas when a mini truck on its way to Burrabazar from Basanti carrying garments lost its control and overturned and fell on a road side ditch. One of the victims, Anwar Ali was declared brought dead after being taken to the hospital.
Seven other injured persons were also taken to Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital. According to the hospital sources the condition of four victims are stated to be serious. Another accident took place on EM Bypass early Saturday morning when a loaded truck hit a vehicle from behind at Kadapara area following which the private car overturned. The driver of the car was rushed to a nearby hospital.
The driver of the truck fled the spot after the accident. Police have seized the truck. In the other incident that occurred on the EM Bypass a motorcyclist was hit by Tata Sumo near Pragati Maidan police station. Police said that the sumo was at a top speed when it lost its control and hit a motorcycle.