Assam: At least 10 people died and several others were injured in a collision between a bus and a tempo traveler on NH-37 in Demow, Sivasagar district on Monday. The injured are undergoing treatment in hospital.
Assam: 10 people died and several others were injured in a collision between a bus & a tempo traveller on NH-37 in Demow, Sibsagar district, earlier today. Injured have been admitted to hospital. pic.twitter.com/LcGaWTCMYY
— ANI (@ANI) September 23, 2019
The incident took place at around 8:35am, when the bus travelling from Golaghat to Dibrugarh collided with the tempo traveler coming from the opposite direction at Demow on National Highway 37. After the collision, both the vehicles fell into a roadside ditch. Rescue operations started soon after.
Most of the deceased were travelling in the tempo. The injured were rushed to Demow primary health centre and 15 were referred to Assam Medical College hospital in Dibrugarh.