Dikchu, Dec 23
67 years old man died on a spot in a fatal road mishap occurred here at Lower Samdong near Jurassic park on Dikchu-Singtam road on Monday. Driver cum owner was killed on the spot when the vehicle they were traveling plunged down the road around 200 feet below.
The vehicle Mahindra Maxx SK 03 P 1371 plying towards Dikchu from Lower Samdong ferrying 8 occupants including the driver
The deceased was identified as Gopal Chettri, age 67 years residents of 9th Mile Dikchu.
The body has been sent for post mortem. Upon hearing the news the local people from Lower Samdong and Lower Kambal rushed the spot and rescued the survivors.
The injured have been referred to Gangtok after providing first aid at Dikchu PHC