Four killed in Bhairab truck-auto rickshaw collision
Published: 04:10 PM, 24 April 2018
At least four people were killed in a head-on collision between a truck and an auto-rickshaw on Bhairab-Kishoreganj road in Kaliprasad area of Kishoreganj on Tuesday.
The deceased are auto-rickshaw driver Sanaullah, Monwar Hossain, 35, Masud Mia, 42 and Sajib Mia, 47. All of the victims are from Paizanpur and Kailag villages in Bajitpur upazila.
Quoting witnesses, police said a Kishoreganj-bound truck collided with the auto-rickshaw at Gazirtek area around 11 am leaving the auto-rickshaw driver dead on the spot and injuring five others.
Later, the injured were taken to the upazila health complex from where three severely injured were referred to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) for better treatment.
On the way to DMCH, the trio died. After autopsies, the bodies would be handed over to their relatives.
AKM Kaiser, officer-in-charge of Bhairab Highway Police Station, confirmed the information.