One killed in an accident along the NH-31A in Teesta

Teesta : In yet another accident along the NH-31A, a person from Gyalsing, Sikkim was killed when the vehicle he was driving skidded of the road and fell 50 feet off a cliff in Rabijhora near Teesta late last night. The passenger vehicle laden with vegetables was returning to Gyelsing from Siliguri and was being driven by the deceased, Bishnulal Chettri, who was also the owner of the vehicle. The vehicle did not have any other passengers apart from Chettri.

The mangled remains of the vehicle near Teesta.
The mangled remains of the vehicle near Teesta.

A truck driver trailing the vehicle saw the accident and informed Teesta PS. The personnel from the station retrieved the body from the Teesta River with the help of local rafters. The body was sent to Kalimpong District Hospital last night for postmortem and has been handed over to the family members today. Police are still investigating on what caused the accident.

Source: EOI

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