Today, in a severe accident between an ultra bus moving from Golaghat towards Dibrugarh and a traveller coming from the opposite direction , 9 people lost their lives in Demow.
After the accident, though the locals immediately took the injured to nearby Demow Model Hospital, seven of them succumbed to their injuries.
Another eight of the injured passengers have been admitted at Dibrugarh medical college.
The Ultra bus bore registration number AS-05-C-5999 and the Traveller had the registration number AS-23-BC-6878.
It is learnt that both the vehicles were at high speed despite the incessant rain
The driver of the Ultra bus had, however, escaped from the scene of the accident immediately after the incident.