ITANAGAR, Jan 21: A man identified as Gegum Lollen died on the spot and seven others were seriously injured when the Tata Winger taxi (AR09A-7658) they were travelling in veered off the road and fell into a ditch at Golajuli, near Harmuti in Assam, three kilometres from the Gumto check gate here, on Monday.
The accident occurred at 12 noon. The taxi was travelling from Pasighat to Itanagar.
The body of the deceased has been sent to Sapoti civil hospital in Lakhimpur for post-mortem, Papum Pare SP Tumme Amo informed.
The injured were rushed to the Tomo Riba Institute of Health & Medical Sciences in Naharlagun.