Calcutta, Sept. 24: Minister of state for municipal affairs Anju Kar had to be rushed to hospital with a head injury after her car collided with a tourist bus on Grand Trunk Road near Panagarh this evening.
Secretariat member of the CPM’s Burdwan unit Arindam Konar, the driver and Kar’s security guard were also injured.
According to police, the car skidded in torrential rain and hit the tourist bus going towards Asansol.
The minister was taken to a local clinic and then to the Burdwan Medical College and Hospital. Kar, who is now out of the clinic, will undergo a medical check up in Calcutta tomorrow.