3 killed as bus hits private car in Cumilla
Published: 10:31 AM, 18 June 2021 Updated: 04:09 PM, 18 June 2021
The bus and private car that met with the accident
Three people were killed when a bus hit a private car in Cumilla. The accident took place at around 3:00 am on Thursday in the Jokanon area on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway of Cumilla Sadar Dakshin Upazila.
The deceased were identified as Miraj Hossain, son of Md Mubarak Hossain, from Taltola area of Khilgaon in the Dhaka city, Belal Hossain, son of Abdul Majid of Nalitabari upazila in Sherpur and Fakhrul Alam, a resident of Lakshmipur district.
Sub-Inspector (SI) of Cumilla's Mainamati Highway Police Station Abdur Rahman said the Dhaka-bound bus of Shyamoli Paribahan from Chattogram hit the Chattogram-bound private car from Dhaka while taking a U-turn in the area. Miraj and Belal died on the spot and Fakhrul succumbed to death on the way to the hospital
On information, the body was taken to the Highway Police Station. Further action will be taken after the autopsy, the SI said.
Police seized the bus and the private car but the bus driver and helper managed to flee away, he added.