At least two persons, including a minor, have been killed and another received injuries during two separate road mishaps in Mizoram in two days.
Police said a 53-year-old woman died on Wednesday when an Eon car, in which she was travelling, collided head-on with a speeding motorbike on the National Highway-306 (formerly 54) near Kolasib town, bordering Assam.
The victim has been identified as Lalchungnungi.
She was travelling in the car with her friend and they were heading towards Buhchangphai village along the Mizoram-Assam border when the car collided with a bike coming from the opposite direction on the National Highway in between Thingdawl and Hmawngkhawthlir,
The car rolled down the gorge after the collision.
The 53-year-old woman from Aizawl’s Falkland died on the spot while her friend, Lalchunglura, escaped injury, police said.
The biker, F. Lalhmingthanga, sustained an injury in his leg and was rushed to Kolasib District Hospital where he was informed that his bone in the leg was fractured.
Lalchungnungi’s body was sent to her residence in Aizawl after conducting post-mortem at Kolasib hospital.
In another incident of road mishap on Tuesday, one Amberly Vanlalmalsawmi lost her life in Kolasib town.
The four-year-old girl from Muabuang village near Aizawl was walking by the roadside when a speeding vehicle (Bolero) hit her.
She died on the way to the hospital.
Amberly arrived in Kolasib on December 30 with her parents to spend a holiday and celebrate the New Year.