Father-daughter killed in Pabna truck crush
Published: 12:10 PM, 2 April 2021 Updated: 12:47 PM, 2 April 2021
Locals crowded at the accidental site
A father and her daughter riding a motorcycle were killed when a sand-laden truck crushed them at the Tarabaria Bazar area of Chartarapur UP in Pabna Sadar Upazila. Another was was injured in the incident.
The accident took on Friday morning.
The deceased was identified as – Alamgir Hossain, son of Selim Mollah of Charashutoshpur village under Dogachhi UP of the Sadar upazila, and his six-year-old daughter Sinha.
Alamgir Hossain’s wife Nasrin Khatun was injured at the time. She has been admitted to the hospital.
On the spot, outraged locals vandalized the truck after the incident.
Sadar Police Station OC Nasim Ahmed said Alamgir was going to Sujanagar with his wife and child on a motorcycle from Pabna. On the way, he stopped his motorcycle on the side of the road near the Tarabaria Bazar area and was talking over the mobile phone. At this time a sand-laden truck crushed them.
Alamgir and his daughter Sinha were killed on the spot. Nasrin was rescued in critical condition and admitted to the Upazila Health Complex by the locals. From there, she was shifted to Pabna General Hospital, the OC also said.
OC Nasim Ahmed further said two bodies were recovered from the spot. The truck driver and helper fled after the incident. Later, the truck was vandalized by the agitated locals.