DOOMDOOMA, Oct 18 - Three lawyers were killed on the spot while another was critically injured in a road mishap that took place on NH-52 at No. 1 Duwania Maithong under Kakopothar Police Station of Tinsukia district around 10.00 pm yesterday.
According to reports available, the mishap occurred when the four lawyers were returning from Namsai of Arunachal Pradesh to Tinsukia in a Nissan Micra car. While negotiating a sharp turning, the driver lost control and hit a roadside tree.
The lawyers who were killed on the spot are- Jogananda Gogoi, Kartick Dutta and Rajesh Rai. The critically injured lawyer is Sanjiv Lahkar, who was subsequently referred to Dibrugarh for better treatment. The vehicle was being driven by Rajesh Rai who was the owner of the car. All the deceased were notaries of Tinsukia court.
In the meantime, the locals of No 1 Duwania Maithong today blocked NH-52 and demanded speed-breakers in the area as the area has become accident prone.