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Truck crushed by speeding train

A truck driver had a narrow escape when a speeding train rammed into the vehicle he was driving in Golaghat district of Assam on Monday. The incident took place at Khakandguri where the Kamakhya Express rammed into the mini truck bearing no. NL-01/A-5991 as it was crossing the unmanned level crossing. The mini truck was left mangled badly in the incident. 

 

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