One killed, 12 hurt in mishap

GUWAHATI: One person died on the spot and 12 others injured, some of them seriously, in a road mishap in central Assam's Sonitpur district.

Police said a truck collided head-on with a passenger vehicle on National Highway 52 at Borpatgaon, 16 km from here.

Pulin Das (19) died on the spot while 12 others have been injured and housed in the Tezpur civil hospital.

The driver of the truck is absconding.