Passenger train rams into tractor at Sonapur; driver killed


GUWAHATI, Dec 2: The driver of a tractor was killed while another occupant of the vehicle seriously injured after the vehicle was hit by a speeding passenger train at an unmanned railway level crossing at Kosutoli in Sonapur near Guwahati today.

The deceased tractor driver has been identified as Biju Doloi.

The accident took place when the tractor (AS-01-LC-1471) was hit by the Down Brahmaputra Mail when it was trying to cross the railway tracks through the unmanned level crossing.

The injured person was rushed to hospital in a critical condition.