On Tuesday, another major accident has cost the life of 6 members of a family while three others critically. This second accident on NH-31 happened after an SUV rammed into a truck in Bihar's Katihar district.
The accident took place on the Kursela bridge after the SUV collided head-on with the truck. The impact of the accident was so intense that the SUV was completely mangled. The Station House Officer Of Kursela police station said that the accident took place at 5.45 a.m.
The deceased has been identified as Kailash Mahto, Sidhi Mahto, Nand Lal Mahto, Arjun Mahto, Sundari Mahto and Ajay Mahto.
The injured were admitted to Katihar Sadar hospital. All of them are native of Rosra town in Samastipur district. The officer said that all of them went to Katihar to seal the wedding talks of Sidhi's daughter in Phulwaria village.
On Monday, five people lost their lives after an auto rammed a truck near Sameli Khaira Balihar village.