4 motorcyclists killed in Cumilla, Magura road crash
Published: 10:38 AM, 28 November 2020
Four people were killed in separate road accidents in two districts - Cumilla and Magura - on Friday.
In Magura, two motorcyclists were killed as a truck hit their vehicle at Barakhari area of Sadar Upazila.
The deceased were identified as Sohag Hossain, son of Shahadat Hossain of Jagla village and Taharul Islam, son of Mostofa Islam of Ghoramara village of the Upazila.
According to witnesses, three people were on a motorcycle when a truck collided head-on with it and an auto-rickshaw. Sohag and Taharul were seriously injured in the accident and died later at the Sadar Hospital. Another motorcyclist is undergoing treatment.
Sub-Inspector of Magura Highway Police Amiruzzaman said they seized the truck but its driver fled.
Meanwhile, another two youths were killed in Cumilla as a covered van hit a motorcycle in Kalakochua of Burichang upazila in the afternoon.
The deceased Md Nazmul Haque, and Shariful Islam Sohag, were volunteers of social organization Help for Human.
Officer-in-Charge of Moynamoti Highway Police Safayet Hossain said three people including the duo were going to Chandina while a covered van hit their motorcycle, injuring them severely.
Later, they were taken to Mainamati Medical College Hospital, where doctor declared them dead.