West Bengal: 13 killed in road accident in Jalpaiguri

At least 13 people were killed and several injured in an accident in Dhupguri city of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal on Tuesday night. 

The accident occurred due to reduced visibility caused by fog. 

The injured were taken to a hospital for further treatment. As many as 18 people sustained injuries in the accident.

The incident happened after a boulder loaded truck slipped and rammed into several vehicles.

A vehicle collided head-on with a boulder loaded truck. The truck driver lost control and two other vehicles which were coming from opposite directions collided into the body of the truck, sources said.