TNT News | Shillong | February 16, 2018
Several people were injured in an accident that took place on the night of February 15 at around 10.35 PM in Jowai.
As per reports, the accident happened in Jowai Bypass in Mukhla, Khliehtyrshi when one bus with registration Number AS02 AC 5707 went on to hit a truck from behind. It was narrated that the bus full of people was coming back from an election campaign in Nongjngi, West Jaiintia Hills district and was en-route to Kyndong Tuber but on reaching Mukhla, Khliehtyrshi, the bus went and hit a broken down truck that was parked by the road side.
Approximately 20 occupants of this bus were injured. The 108 emergency service were immediately alerted and the police was also informed. All the injured victims were shifted for treatment to Jowai Civil Hospital by a 108 ambulance, Public vehicle and police vehicle. The 108 ambulance shifted seven victims identified as Eti Sutnga, Idashisha, Iowanphi Pyrtuh, Sapha Pan, Wanri Sutnga and Niajit Das but due to severe head injury Niajit Das was further transported to NEIGRIHMS, Shillong.