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Dimapur: 1 dead, 5 injured in mishap

DIMAPUR, NOV 1 (NPN) | Publish Date: 11/1/2020 12:31:10 PM IST

One person died while five others were injured in a fatal road accident on Saturday night near Faith petrol pump, 5th Mile, Dimapur.

According to Dimapur police, the incident happened around 11 p.m. when the vehicle (Bolero) collided head-on with a truck which was approaching on the wrong lane along NH-29.
Of the six occupants, one succumbed while two out of the five injured remained in critical condition, police said. The injured were rushed to Referral hospital and Zion hospital.
Meanwhile, police said that the driver of the truck was arrested kept under police custody.
It may be noted that one major concern of the newly constructed 4-lane highway is that most vehicles, in order to take shortcuts, ply on the wrong side of the road.

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