State Minister Rajib Bandopadhyay’s vehicle was involved in an accident on Sunday after a truck rammed into it, police said. No injuries were reported and the truck driver was arrested, they said.
According to the police, the accident took place around 2:20 pm on Rashbehari Connector near Rajdanga Nabapally. A Tata-407 vehicle loaded with stone chips hit the official car of Bandopadhyay, who is Forest Affairs Minister. His vehicle sustained a dent after it was hit from the right side, probably in a bid by the truck driver to overtake. The minister and other co-passengers in the car were unhurt.
“Truck river Vinod Mishra (35) of Ballygunge Siding, Kolkata, was arrested and the vehicle has been seized,” added an official
A case was registered under Kasba Police Station under IPC sections 279 (rash driving) and 427 (mischief causing damage). A probe was on, police said.
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