Six persons died and two others were seriously injured in a road mishap on the National Highway-37 near Lepetkata in upper Assam's Dibrugarh district in the early morning on Thursday.
According to reports, the road mishap took place as the Bolero vehicle of a marriage party hit a trailer parked on the highway on the return journey from Sisi Borgaon of Dhemaji district to Bhogamur at Lepetkata.
The mishap took place at around 5.45 am.
The deceased have been identified as Hem Bora, Madan Bora, Jibak Saikia, Prakash Das, Deba Bora and Kanpai Bhuyan.
Officer-in-charge of Borbaruah police station Gaurav Chutia said, "The accident took place at around 5.45 am when a Bolero vehicle was returning from a marriage party at Dhemaji."
"The vehicle hit a trailer parked at Lepetkata area," the police officer said.