5 injured in road mishap at Tintek

Dikchu, 28 Nov:

Five occupants, including the driver, were injured in a road mishap here at Tintek in East Sikkim today when a Tata Indica car they were travelling in plunged off the road and landed at the curve below leading to Dikchu at around 2.40 pm.

The vehicle [SK-01PB-3773], was coming in from Gangtok and plying to Samdong.

People from the area evacuated the injured persons and rushed them to the hospital and upon being alerted of the news, police personnel from Dikchu OP rushed to the spot.

The injured occupants were given emergency first aid at Samdong Hospital from where they were referred to STNM Hospital, Gangtok.