Sources said that SP Purulia C Sudhakar was travelling to Kharagpur for a meeting. Sudhakar got off from his vehicle and arranged to send the injured to the hospital. The accident happened as the SP’s convoy was crossing Raskundu.
While Alok Mandal, 29 died on the spot, Arati Mandal, 42 and Khalima Khatun, 22, succumbed to their injuries on their way to Midnapore Medical College Hospital. 2 more were injured in the accident and admitted to the hospital.