Kolkata: Seven people, including three women, were killed and eight others injured in two separate road accidents in West Bengal on Sunday, police said.
In the first, six of a family were killed and six others injured after the vehicle they were travelling in collided with a state transport bus in Nadia district, 80 km from Kolkata.
“Twelve people were returning from a social gathering in the afternoon when their Tata Sumo hit a state bus from behind and overturned. Six of the family including two women were killed and six others were injured,” a police officer said.
While two people died on the spot, four others succumbed to injuries in a hospital. Five of the six injured are in critical condition and have been brought to hospital in Kolkata, added the officer.
In the second accident, a woman was crushed to death and two others were injured after a speeding bus lost control and hit a wall beside the road in Kolkata, police said.
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