In a tragic road accident, a teenager lost his life at Lichubagan area in Udalguri district of Assam on Friday. 

The accident took place when the teenager while riding his scooter (AS 27E 2754) collided with a truck. 

The teenager’s scooter colided with the truck when the boy tried to overtake it along the Mangaldai-Bhutiachang state highway in Lichubagan area under Kalaigaon police station in Udalguri district on Friday evening.   

The deceased has been identified as 17-year-old Daimalu Boro, a resident of Panishali village near Bhergaon. 

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The deceased was a student of Brilliant Junior College at Bhergaon in Udalguri district.   

Eyewitnesses claim that both the truck and the scooter rider were traveling in the same direction towards Tangla town. 

“We retrieved the body of the deceased and have registered a case and are investigating the matter. The truck fled after the accident,” said an official of Kalaigaon police station.  

Shajid Khan

Shajid Khan is Northeast Now Correspondent in Udalguri. He can be reached at: itsshajidkhan@gmail.com