One Killed, TMC MP Injured in Road Mishap

The MP was being taken to a hospital in Kolkata while the other injured were admitted to Balurghat district hospital.

Published: 14th April 2016 12:58 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th April 2016 12:58 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

BALURGHAT: One person was killed and four others including theatre activist turned Trinamool Congress MP Arpita Ghosh were today injured in a collision between her car and a three-wheeler in South Dinajpur district, police said.

The driver of the three-wheeler, used for transporting goods, died while Ghosh, her bodyguard, and two other persons were injured in the mishap that occurred at Malancha village when she was returning from a party meeting at Hili.

Her vehicle overturned following the mishap, police said, adding local villagers rushed to the spot and all the victims were rushed to a hospital.

"Ghosh has sustained injuries on her head, right shoulder and left foot. She suffered multiple fractures in the left leg," police said.

The Balurghat MP was being taken to a hospital in Kolkata while the other injured were admitted to Balurghat district hospital.

The deceased is yet to be identified, police said.

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