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Chümoukedima road accident: 3 persons to report to police station on Tuesday

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By Purnungba Longkumer Updated: Oct 17, 2022 10:36 pm
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Dimapur, Oct. 17 (EMN): A day after two persons were killed in a road mishap involving a bus and a car at Chümoukedima, the driver and handyman of the bus along with one passenger will be reporting to the police station today, Tuesday, to give their statement.

The accident occurred on Sunday morning when a Maruti Suzuki A-Star rammed into the bus that was halted by the road side for passengers to deboard.

It was reported that the driver and handyman of the bus fled from the scene after the incident that took place near the Saturday Market.

A traffic police officer told Eastern Mirror that they had contacted the driver of the bus that was involved in the accident, and three of them would report to the station.

He informed that the bus, carrying passengers from Assam, was heading towards Dimapur via Nuiland and Patkai four-lane highway.

Two female passengers travelling in the car, one seated at the front and the other at the back, died on the spot.

It was informed that both the bodies were handed over to their families after all formalities were done. One victim hailed from Pfütsero town and the other from Yoruba village under Phek district.

Two more persons, including the driver of the car, were rushed to the Christian Institute of Health Sciences and Research (CIHSR) in Dimapur for medical treatment.

‘Their statements have not been taken yet as they are still under treatment’, he shared.

Both the vehicles have been kept at the police station for further investigation.

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By Purnungba Longkumer Updated: Oct 17, 2022 10:36:23 pm