TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee meets with an accident; rushed to hospital
By NewsX Bureau
| Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 23:13
Kolkata: Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Abhishek Banerjee's SUV met with an accident on Tuesday.
As per reports, the TMC MP Banerjee was returning from Beharampur in Murshidabad district to Kolkata when his SUV met with an accident on Durgapur Expressway near Singur in Hooghly district.
As per reports, the vehicle Abhishek was travelling in was overturned and the front side of the car was completely damaged. Abhishek has suffered severe head injuries and has been taken to the Belle Vue Clinics in Kolkata. He is seriously injured and is presently undergoing treatment.
Former minister Manas Bhunia, who was part of the convoy but in another vehicle, was safe.
A 14-member medical team comprising internal medicine and eye specialists, surgeons, neurosurgeon, neurologist and maxilo-facial surgeon has been formed for his treatment.
The doctor said no major fracture was diagnosed but he needed to be kept under medical observation.
Mamata Banerjee, known for her fondness for Avishek, rushed to the nursing home. "She was talking to the doctors, and also his nephew," said a nursing home official.
Abhishek Banerjee is the nephew of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and represents the Diamond Harbour, Lok Sabha constituency.