West Bengal

Three die as vehicle carrying banknotes collides with scooter

Agency News

Durmuth (East Midnapore), Jun 5 : In a head on collision between a scooter and a car carrying new bank notes for filling a bank ATM, three scooterists were killed on the spot on Friday. The accident took place on the DighaNandakumar National Highway.

The scooter was approaching from the Contai side while the car was travelling from the opposite direction. Three onlookers were also seriously injured in the accident and taken to Contai Subdivisional hospital. The car carrying the bank notes caught fire in the collision, police said, adding that the loss is being estimated. None of the dead have been identified, they added. (UNI)