ITANAGAR, One person died on spot while five people were critically injured in a road accident near Seppa, the district headquarter of East Kameng district on Monday morning. informed East Kameng SP Rahul Gupta.
SP informed that as per information received early morning at around 6 AM of a road accident has taken place near Nicham Sonam bridge near Seppa township wherein a white colour Scorpio vehicle met with a fatal accident. Six people were inboard in the ill-fated vehicle. One person succumbed to injury while 5 people were critically injured. He said.
As per information the Scorpio bearing registration No-AR 01 G 1295 was going toward Seppa and coming from Bana area and while reaching the Nicham Sonam bridge the vehicle might have lost control and fell down roadside deep gorge from national highway of around 70-80 feet, however it is a matter of investigation. He said.
The deceased has been identified as Taffi Paffa, aged around 20 years of age in Seppa. The entire five critically injured persons have been referred to Itanagar/ Naharlagun for further medical treatment.
A case has been registered at Seppa Police station vide Case No-02/2022 u/s- 279, 338, 304 (A) IPC and investigation has been launched. SP added.