Patna, February 19: A fatal road accident was reported in Bihar's Munger district in the early hours of Tuesday. At least 4 were killed and 9 left injured in the collision between a truck and a motor rickshaw. The injured victims were rushed to the nearest medical facility, where their treatment is underway.
The incident was reported nearly Haveli Kharagpur in Munger. The police officials rushed to the spot immediately after the accident. While the victims were sent to the hospital, the road was cleared to facilitate traffic movement. Ponty Chadha’s Nephew Rams Bentley Bentayga Luxury SUV Into Auto Rickshaw in Delhi, One Dead.
In Bihar's Munger, a fatal accident was also reported in November last year, when 5 youths were killed and 10 others left injured. The incident occurred on SH-22 at Chandpura village.
Bihar: 4 dead & 9 injured in a collision between a truck and a motor rickshaw
near Haveli Kharagpur in Munger. Injured admitted to hospital, treatment underway.
— ANI (@ANI) February 19, 2019
Bihar is among the unsafe states for road commutation, with a Supreme Court Committee on Road Safety recording a total of 5,429 deaths due to road accidents in the state in the year 2017. The number of fatalities was nearly 10.8 per cent up from 2016, when 4,901 deaths were reported.