Assam, 26th November: At least five people were killed after the car they were travelling in met with an accident in Assam’s Dibrugarh district in the wee hour of Thursday.

The accident took place at Lepetkata area in the upper Assam district where a vehicle carrying eight people hit a roadside parked truck.

According to the information, the vehicle was returning from Sissiborgaon Dhunaguri Kalita village in Dhemaji district towards Dibrugarh.

Following the incident, the injured persons were rushed to Assam Medical College and Hospital, Dibrugarh where five among them succumbed to their injuries.

The deceased persons were identified as Hema Bora, Madan Bora, Jibak Saikia, Prakash Das and Kanpai Bhuyan.

Other three injured persons are undergoing treatment at the government-run hospital.