Two, including a child, killed in Domar road crash
Published: 10:41 AM, 10 October 2021
Two people, including a child, were killed and two others injured when a tractor hit a van carrying them at Domar Upazila in Nilphamari.
The accident took place at Pathanpara on Boragari-Gomnati road in the upazila on Saturday night.
The deceased were identified as Abul Hossain of Maidanpara area of Bamunia union of Domar Upazila and Sabiha Sultana, eight-month-old daughter of Nurnabi Islam of Ramganj area of Nilphamari Sadar upazila.
The injured are Maleka Begum, wife of Abul Kashem of Bamunia Union and her daughter Subarna Begum, mother of deceased child Sabiha.
Bamunia Union Parishad chairman Waheduzzaman Bullet said the victims were going to their home from Gomnati in a van on Saturday evening. When they reached in Pathanpara area, a tractor hit their van, leaving Sabiha dead on the spot.
In critical condition, van driver Abul Hossain, Sabiha's mother Subarna Begum and Maleka Begum were taken to the Upazila Health Complex. Doctors shifted them to Rangpur Medical College Hospital for better treatment as their condition was critical. Van driver Abul Hossain died on the way to Rangpur.
Domar Police Station OC Saiful Islam said the tractor was seized while its driver managed to flee the scene.