Kolkata: An 11-year-old boy was killed while nine TMC supporters were injured after a speeding SUV crashed onto the e-rickshaw they were travelling in.

The incident was reported from West Bengal’s Malda district.

Reportedly, the supporters were coming back from a protest rally but during that, the e-rickshaw they were in was hit by a speeding vehicle at Sripur under the Pukuria police station area.

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The police said that the person driving the car was drunk and had lost control before he hit the e-rickshaw.

The injured were admitted to the Chanchol Hospital, while four of them were sent to the Malda Medical College and Hospital (MMCH).

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The minor boy died at the hospital during treatment on Thursday morning.

The police have apprehended the SUV driver and an investigation has begun.

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