Pithoragarh: One student was killed and 11 people were harmed on Monday when a truck in which they were voyaging dove into a crevasse along the Tanakpur-Tawaghat national expressway in Pithoragarh. Of the 11 harmed, seven were understudies. All the eight understudies including the perished had a place with the Government Inter College Gurna.
The understudies had taken lift in the truck to achieve their school, Chief Development Officer Pithoragarh Ashish Chauhan said. The correct reason for the disaster has not been found out yet, he said.Purohit Mehta (16) passed on the spot while the harmed have been conceded in Pithoragarh locale doctor’s facility where the state of three understudies is said to be not kidding, he said.
With development work going on and building material stacked along the roadway, it appears that the driver couldn’t gage the correct width of the street diving the vehicle into a profound crevasse.