Four killed as car with marriage party on board falls from bridge in Bengal

Updated: Jan 28 2023 2:55PM

Kalimpong, Jan 28 (PTI) Four people were killed and several others injured on Saturday after a speeding car with a marriage party on board fell from a bridge in West Bengal’s Kalimpong district, police said.

The accident took place around 1 am on National Highway 31 when the vehicle with nine people on board dashed against the guard wall of the bridge and rolled down on the bank of the Rung Dung river, a senior officer said.

Two persons died on the spot, while seven others were injured and taken to a health centre in the Oodlabari area and later referred to a Siliguri hospital, he said.