Mangan, Jan 15
Two occupants were killed in a fatal road mishap here at Dzongu in North Sikkim on Tuesday. The deceased Tashi Lepcha and Sonam Lepcha, residents of Gnon Basti, Lower Dzongu North Sikkim died at spot when the vehicle, Wagon R they were traveling plunged down around 300 feet below the road at Sangdong viallge under Hee-gyathang GPU.
While one person, a lady was seriously injured who have been referred to Gangtok after providing first aid at Dikchu PHC. The ill fated vehicle is said to have returning from Upper Dzongu and met an accident at around 9.10 am.
Similarly, a cement laden truck bearing registration No. WB 73 C 3897 plunged down the road at Jang village near Dikchu. The driver and a handyboy sustained injury where they have been referred to District Hospital Singtam after providing first aid at Dikchu PHC. The said truck was plying to North Sikkim from Siliguri.