Shantipur (WB), Mar 07: Two persons were killed on the spot and 20 others injured when a Kolkata bound bus collided head on with a trailer at Ghoralia in West Bengal's Nadia district today, a police officer said.
The injured were rushed to Shantipur and Ranaghat hospitals and six of the seriously injured were referred to Krishnagar hospital, the officer said. The bus was moving from Malda to Kolkata.
As it reached Ghoralia, a junction with NH 34, it collided head on with a trailer from the opposite direction, the officer said. The bus driver and a passenger died on the spot, the source said.
The bus driver was identified as Ibrahim (38), a resident of Kaliachak while the passenger was identified as Sheikh Arshad (40) from nadia district. The driver of the trailer was also injured and admitted to hospital, the officer said.