Guwahati: Youth loses life as scooty is hit by Ultra bus, rammed by tanker


Guwahati: In a road mishap a youth lost his life after his scooty was hit by an Ultra bus from behind and then a tanker rammed him on National Highway number 37, Jalukbari on Sunday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Champak Kumar, a resident of Gotanagar, Maligaon. He was a student of Barpeta polytechnic.

According to Assam Police, Champak Kumar was traveling in his scooty bearing registration number AS-01-DX-6669 towards Jalukbari at around 10:15 on Sunday morning when he was hit by an over-speeding  Ultra Bus from behind. The driver of the bus immediately fled from the spot.

As Champak fell on the road, a tanker bearing registration number AS-18-C-8356 which was coming from behind rammed him.

Later on, the Jalukbari Police Station’s traffic police division seized the tanker and is currently investigating the case.