Desk: 2 lorry drivers were burnt to death after the vehicles collided with each and caught fire on Tuesday night. The tragic incident took place on National Highway 60 at Bankura’s heavir more area.
A lorry loaded with stones and another carrying cement had a headlong collision resulting in the breakdown of fire in the two vehicles. Unable to get out, both the drivers had been burnt to death. A helper has been critically injured. He is under treatment at Bankura Sammilani Medical College.
A fire brigade engine came to the area at first but failed to put the fire under control. After sometimes another engine has been sent to the spot to douse off the fire. However, the locals allege that the fire tenders arrived late on the spot.