Dhubri, Sept. 30: One person died and 20 were injured when a truck hit two vans on NH31 in Dhubri district today.
In the first incident, the van driver, Dipak Kumar Dey, 40, died and 10 passengers were seriously injured as the truck hit the vehicle, dragging it almost half-a-kilometer,at Alomganj. The truck driver, allegedly drunk, also hit another van at Targhat, leaving another 10 passengers injured.
Later, the police, with the help of local people, arrested the driver, Amit Kumar.
In another accident, Kasem Ali, 45, died on the spot when a speeding bike hit him on NH 31 at Baladmari village under Gauripur police station Dhubri district today. The bike rider, Adil Hussain, 22, was seriously injured and shifted to Dhubri civil hospital, a police source said.