Arunachal Pradesh
The mangled vehicle at the accident spot in Baisakhi

One man has died on the spot, while another sustained serious injury in a road mishap at Baisakhi in Dirang circle of Arunachal Pradesh’s West Kameng district.

The victim has been identified as S Ariyavalagun, who was the deputy manager (Civil) of Patel Engineering Limited.

Patrel Engineering Limited is a private engineering company.

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According to police officials, the incident occurred at around 10:30 am on Friday when the vehicle on which they were travelling was hit by a shooting stone near the quarry site of Patel Engineering.

Meanwhile, the injured electrical engineer Paltan Kumar has been taken to Guwahati in Assam for further treatment.

The driver of the vehicle, Ranjit Basumatary and mechanical project engineer Pinaki Rai however, escaped unhurt, officials added.

Damien Lepcha is Northeast Now Correspondent in Arunachal Pradesh. He can be reached at: