Two killed, 12 people injured as tractor overturns
Posted on: 03:09 PM IST Sep 16, 2013
Two women were killed and 12 people got injured, eight of them seriously, as a tractor carrying them overturned on NH-31 n Bihar's Katihar district, police sources said on Monday.
The mishap took place on Sunday night near Rampur Gwaltoli as the ill-fated tractor overturned after the driver lost control of vehicle, the sources said.
While two occupants, identified as Manju Devi (50) and Mangia Devi (22) died on the spot, a dozen others sustained injuries, they said.
The bodies have been sent for post-mortem, the sources said, adding the injured persons were admitted to a hospital for treatment where the condition of eight of them was stated to be serious.
The tractor driver fled from the spot after the incident, they added.