Agartala, Nov 17 (IANS): At least three people were killed and 17 others were critically injured when two passenger jeeps collided in Tripura, police said here on Monday.
"Two speeding passenger jeeps collided in Sipahijala district (in western Tripura) Sunday, killing a college student on the spot (35 km south of here) and injuring 19 others," a police official said.
All the injured were shifted to the government run Gobinda Ballav Pant Medical College and Hospital, where two more people died from their injuries late Sunday night. According to the police, the condition of most of the injured people is serious.
Police seized both the vehicles. The drivers of the jeeps ran away after the mishap occurred.