Four persons, including two members of a family, died when the car they were travelling in – a Toyota Innova- crashed into a tree on NH-15 near Somgra Bridge at Nowboica in Lakhimpur district early on Monday morning.

The two family members- Mitali Das Boro and Utpal Boro- were declared dead on arrival by the doctors when they were taken to the Nowboicha CHC.

The other two deceased have been identified as the vehicle’s driver Ratna Mahanta- who died on the spot- and Rinku Moran- who was also declared dead on arrival by the doctors.

The vehicle was on its way to North Lakhimpur from Guwahati.

Farhana Ahmed

Farhana Ahmed is Northeast Now Correspondent in North Lakhimpur. She can be reached at: