An eight-year-old lost his life, while 12 people were injured, when a a passenger carrier collided head-on with a loaded truck in the bordering sub-division of Longthorai Valley in northern Tripura district of Dhalai on July 16.
According to sources, the incident happened at around 9:30 am at Nalkata area on the National Highway 8. The deceased was identified as Dwijendra Debnath. Police of local Manughat police station rushed to the spot and with the help from the local people, as well as fire service personnel, rescued the injured.
The injured were under treatment in the district hospital. Police registered a case and further investigation was underway, the sources added.