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Truck overturned, killing two including driver

 Gopalganj Correspondent

 Published: 12:14 PM, 18 February 2021   Updated: 12:19 PM, 18 February 2021

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

Two people were killed and another was injured as a stone-laden truck collided with a roadside tree and overturned on the road at Muksudpur Upazila in Gopalganj. 

The accident took place near Charprasannadi Bridge No. 1 of the Upazila on the Dhaka-Barisal highway on Thursday morning. 

The deceased were identified as Sajib Mridha, son of Musa Mridha of Fuksa area of ​​Kushtia and worker Shahin, son of Omar Farooq of Chaprain area of ​​Madhupur Upazila of Jhenaidah.

Bghanga highway police ASI Md Abdul Jabbar Mollah said the stone-laden truck collided with tree and overturned after its driver lost control over the steering near Charprasannadi Bridge No. 1 at Muksudpur on the Dhaka-Barisal highway in the morning. 

Following the accident, hundreds of vehicles were stranded on both sides of the highway.