Four people including a woman lost their lives in an unfortunate road accident on the outskirts of Guwahati on Thursday.
The accident took place at Changsari of Kamrup (Rural) district.
As per reports, a Tata Magic microvan (AS 25 DC 8660) which was speeding on its way to Guwahati through National Highway 31 accidentally got knocked against a truck parked in the road side at Changsari.
The four people who were present in the microvan immediately died on the spot.
The dead persons have been identified as Amar Das (24), Savitri Das (38), Atul Rai (16) and Pranjal Boro (20).
After getting to know about the accident, the police rushed to the site and recovered the dead bodies along with the help of local residents. The bodies have later been sent for postmortem.
The number of road accidents in the State has been on the rise even after road safety measures are introduced by the State government and awareness campaigns carried out by concerned departments from time to time.