3 crushed to death by covered van in Barishal
Published: 10:37 AM, 6 February 2021 Updated: 02:38 PM, 6 February 2021
Three people including two truck drivers were killed when a speeding covered van hit them in Barishal. The accident took place at the Khanchapur area in Gournadi Upazila of the district on Saturday morning.
The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.
Gournadi Highway Police Station OC Monirul Islam Bhuiyan confirmed the information to Daily Bangladesh.
He said a truck wrecked in the Khanjapur area of the Upazila last night. Two truck drivers and a helper were repairing the damaged truck. At that time, the reckless covered van heading towards Barishal hit the wrecked truck, leaving two drivers and the helper dead on the spot.
On information, the police reached the spot and recovered the bodies of the three, and brought these to the police station. The bodies will be sent to the hospital morgue for autopsy, the OC added.