Guwahati: At least three persons were killed and five thers injured in a road accident in Assam’s Barpeta district on Monday night.
As per reports, the accident took place at Sarthebari in Barpeta.
According to sources, four bikes were hit by the speeding car, as a result three died on the spot and other six persons are in critical condition.
The deceased have been identified as Pranav Bhuyan, Chitta Bhuyan and Hargovind Deka, whereas the injured persons identified as Harbalabh Bhuyan, Hare Krishna Bhuyan, Surojit Deka, Manjit Bhuyan and Gitumoni Bhuyan.
The injured were taken to the hospital immediately.
Meanwhile, after accident both the driver and the occupant of the vehicle fled from the scene.
As per sources, the four wheeler was reportedly heading towards Nalbari.
Following the incident, a tense situation developed in the area as a angry people present at the scene damage the vehicle.