Pandua, July 4 (HS) . A 32-year-old man was killed and six others sustained injuries in a road accident that took place at Basudevpur area under Pandua police station in Hooghly district in the early hours on Saturday.
As per local sources, a chicken transporting vehicle coming from Burdwan skidded off the road after it went out of the driver’s control and hit a tree and a motorbike. One person was dead on the spot while six others sustained injuries.
The police from Bainchi town outpost rushed the injured to Pandua Gramin Hospital where three of them were reported to be serious.
According to police, the deceased has been identified as Hamid Khan of Haraldaspur, who was on his way to buy vegetables with a friend on his motorbike. The police have seized the vehicles involved in the accident and sent the dead body for autopsy.