Crime and Accident

4 killed in ambulance-dumper collision

4 killed in ambulance-dumper collision

Bolpur : Four persons including a newborn baby were killed and two others injured today after an ambulance and a dumper collided head-on in Birbhum district, the police said.

The accident took place at Natungram village under the jurisdiction of Nanoor police station when the ambulance collided head-on with the dumper that was coming from the opposite direction.

A family along with a newborn baby was travelling from Burdwan to Murarai in Bibhum distrit in an ambulance, a police officer said.

All the six persons travelling in the ambulance were taken to Burdwan Medical College and Hospital in critical condition where doctors declared four of them brought dead.

—PTI