One died on the spot and 13 others were left injured after truck folded off the road at 20acre in 8th mile. According to reports, the mishap took place at around 10:30 am today at 8th mile 9 km away from Mirik.
A canter, carrying electrical polls from Siliguri and was heading towards kharka Gaon, Okayti lost its control all of sudden and fell off the road which killed one.
The injured were taken to Mirik BPHC hospital . Few seriously injured were referred to a private hospital in Siliguri.The deceased have been identified as Baltu Roy from Mainaguri.
Inputs from: Voice of Mirik - VoM