Kohima, November 24: A man was killed while his wife suffered serious injuries in a road accident at Peducha on National Highway-29 Tuesday evening. Four other persons were also injured in the accident.
According to sources, the man identified as Chubakumzuk Jamir died on the spot, while his wife, Alikala, who suffered serious injuries was admitted at a private hospital in Kohima.
Police sources said that they were travelling from Dimapur to Kohima in a Eco-sport when they had a head on collision with a Scorpio going down from Kohima.
OC of Zubza Police Station said they received reports about the accident around 5:30 pm.
Another source said that the family belongs to Changtongya Village in Mokokchung.
While the body of the deceased was in the custody of the police, the wife had been admitted at Oking Hospital, Kohima in a critical condition at the time of filing this report, sources said.
Sources said that four persons travelling in the Scorpio also sustained severe injuries and were rushed to hospitals in Kohima.
Police is investigating the cause of the accident. (Page News Service)