7 Engineering Students Dead As SUV Collides With Pick-Up Truck In Guwahati


The Scorpio SUV, police have discovered, was overloaded with 10 occupants


Seven engineering college students have been killed and 6 others injured when a rushing SUV collided with a pick-up truck in Assam’s Guwahati early this morning.

The accident occurred close to town’s Jalukbari flyover. The rushing SUV crossed over the highway divider and crashed with the pick-up truck coming from the other aspect, police stated.

The Scorpio SUV, police have discovered, was overloaded with 10 occupants. The SUV and the pick-up truck have been mangled past recognition, pointing to the depth of the crash.

“The rushing Scorpio SUV misplaced management and collided with a Bolero pick-up truck,” stated a police officer. The occupants have been college students of Assam Engineering Faculty and stayed on the hostel, the officer stated.

“Out of the ten college students within the car, seven died on the spot,” the police officer stated. The injured embody three college students and three passengers of the pick-up truck. They’ve been admitted to Guwahati Medical Faculty and Hospital, police stated.


The useless college students have been recognized as Imon Baruah from Dibrugarh, Kaushik Mohan from Sivasagar, Arindam Bhuwal from Guwahati, Niyor Deka from Guwahati, Upangshu Sarma from Nagaon, Rajkiran Bhuyan from Majuli and Kaushik Baruah from Mangaldoi.

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has expressed anguish over the deaths. “Extraordinarily anguished by the lack of younger and valuable lives within the highway accident at Jalukbari. My deepest condolences to their mother and father and households. Have spoken to authorities at GMCH. All attainable medical help is being supplied to these injured,” the Chief Minister tweeted.

The Chief Minister additionally visited the accident spot this morning.

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