Road accident claims one life

NAHARLAGUN, Aug 31: One Vinod Kumar (42) was killed in an accident which occurred at Nirjuli on Wednesday last.
A Surveyor in the PWD, Naharlagun Division-ll, Kumar was on official duty when his private car collided with a truck at Nirjuli. He sustained severe head injuries and was rushed to Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, Naharlagun where he succumbed to his injuries.
The truck driver reportedly fled the scene soon after the accident, but later surrendered to the Nirjuli Police Station.
Meanwhile, the Kerala Kala SamskarikaVedi, Itanagar has informed that the mortal remains of Kumar have been taken to his home town in Kerala for last rites. He is survived by his wife and two children.
Extending heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family, the Kerala Kala SamskarikaVedi has further prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul.