TIWN Jan 12, 2017
AGARTALA, Jan 12 (TIWN): With no implemented mechanisms in checking road accidents, Tripura is observing a busy schedule of ostentatious Road Safety week celebrations.
Recently, CITU also came with a programme on 28th Road Safety Week at Nagarjala. It was attended by eminent CITU leaders like Chanchal Majumder.
Eye popping Road Safety Week celebrations were noticed across state .
Colourful 28thRoad safety week celebration under the joint initiative of Tripura Transport Dept. and Tripura Police Dept. started at Vivekanada Maidan from Jan 9.
kick start of the year 2017 itself witnessed bundles of accidents killing a few.
Jan-4-2017 : 1 killed, 7 injured and 3 left are in critical condition at Silchar Hospital after an auto was coiled with a 12 wheeler truck at Dharmanagar-Churaibari road on last Wednesday. The accident held on the National Highway when an auto bearing number : TR052429 hit by the truck numbered :AS11AC3841. All of a sudden the hapless people sitting inside the auto became critically injured among them the drived died on the spot. The driver has been identified as Uttam Debnath (34).
Jan-5-2017: 2 persons died in a road accident at Amtali just on Thursday. The accident held when a scooty was collided with a huge truck at 2 PM. Debashish Debbarma & Ganguli Debbarma are the two hapless deceases have been identified who died in that fatal accident. Amtali poice said, “…The Truck bearing No.TR-01-B-1916 while proceeding towards Bishalgarh dashed one Scooty(bearing No.TR-07-9460) on its back at Amtali near SBI Bank. As a result rider of Scooty namely Debasish Debbarma (22), S/O Hiralal Debbarma of Pailabanga, PS-Takarjala and pillion rider namely Ganguli Debbarma S/O Mangal Debbarma of do sustained grievous injuries on their person and was shifted to TMC hospital where both the injured persons were declared as brought dead. On this information Amtali PS staff visited the place of occurrence. A specific case is being registered in this regard”.
However, Tripura police will celebrate Road-safety-week to aware the people, but how far accident rate will be diminished it’s to be seen.