JOWAI, Oct 19, 2017: Road accidents in the state have claimed yet another life on Thursday. One person was killed while two others were injured in a car accident at Ummulong in West Jaintia Hills district at around 12.45 pm on Thursday.
According to the police, the accident involving a Hyundai Grand i-10 (ML05A-TC-0009) and an Alto (ML05 F 2059) claimed the life of one person and left two others critically injured.
It was informed that the incident took place at around 12.45 pm when a Hyundai i-10 driven by one Anup Kumar, who hails from Oakland road in Shillong, dashed against a Maruti Alto, heading towards Jowai at Ummulong.
Police informed that the driver of a red colour Alto identified as Tyngsain Dkhar (43) of Trangblang in Dawki succumbed to his injuries while a co-passenger, a woman was critically injured.
According to the eye witnesses, the Hyundai i-10 which was driven at a dangerous speed collided against the Alto which was coming from the opposite direction, leading to the death of one person.
The injured persons were immediately shifted to nearby hospital for treatment.