Two killed in truck-pickup van collision in Tangail
Published: 12:06 PM, 31 December 2020 Updated: 12:35 PM, 31 December 2020
Two people were killed in a collision between a truck and a pickup van on the Tangail-Bangabandhu Bridge highway at Elenga area in Tangail on Wednesday midnight.
The deceased were identified as Shahidul Islam, 22, son of late Quddus Miah of Garpara village under Fulbaria Upazila of Mymensingh and Md Bayazid, 20, son of Md Enamul of Mathurapur village under Dhupchachia Upazila of Bogura.
Confirming the information, Elenga Highway Police Outpost Inspector Md Kamal Hossain said that the furniture-laden pickup van was heading towards Bogura from Dhaka. As soon as the pickup van reached Elenga at around 12:30 pm, it collided with the truck head-on, leaving two people, including the pickup van driver's associate, dead on the spot.
The pickup van driver was injured in the incident and was admitted to Tangail General Hospital.