Seven killed, four injured in road accidents in Assam

Guwahati: As many as seven people were killed and four injured in separate road accidents in different parts of Assam on Thursday, police said.

Five people were killed in two accidents in Nalbari district, and one each in hit-and-run cases in Lakhimpur and Nagaon districts, they said, as reported by news agency PTI.

In Nalbari case, four people were killed and four others injured when the vehicle they were travelling in rammed into the railing of a bridge in Banekuchi area early in the morning.

The vehicle was returning to Guwahati from Howly area in Barpeta district. The passengers were employees of a private hospital in the city.

Among the four hurt, one sustained grievous injuries and was admitted to Gauhati Medical College and Hospital, the PTI report said.

In a similar accident in Ghograpar area, a vehicle carrying three people hit the railing of a bridge early in the morning.

One was killed on the spot, while the two others were injured, another police officer said.

A local youth was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Naoboicha in Lakhimpur district.

In another similar accident, a woman was killed on the spot after being hit by a speeding vehicle while she was out for a morning walk in Raha area of Nagaon district.

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