“The mishap took place on the National Highway -15 at Dalgaon when two trucks coming from opposite directions collided head-on,” said police.
According to police, the trucks bearing registration numbers BR-06GC-6042 and WB-41 F-4948 met with the mishap at around 12 noon.
“In the road mishap, the drivers of both the ill-fated trucks were killed on the spot while their handymen sustained injuries,” police further informed.
The injured were rushed to the Mangaldai Civil Hospital where they have been undergoing treatment.
Till filing of this report, the police are yet to ascertain the actual identities of the victims.
The bodies of the truck drivers have been kept in the morgue of the Mangaldai Civil Hospital for identification.