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Truck driver involved in accident with Pranab's car arrested

The driver of the truck that collided with External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee's car in Nadia district was arrested on Sunday.

india Updated: Apr 08, 2007 22:13 IST

The driver of the truck that collided with External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee's car in Nadia district was arrested on Sunday.

IGP (Law and Order) Raj Kanojia said that the driver of the Berhampore-bound truck, who escaped after the accident at Nakashipara in which Mukherjee was injured, was arrested in Nadia district.

He is being interrogated by the officials to ascertain how the accident occurred.

According to information available with police, the truck skidded after one of its tyres got deflated and collided with the car in which Mukherjee and senior state Congress leaders were travelling to Kolkata from Murshidabad.