Truck hits autorickshaw, 2 dead
Published: 11:51 AM, 21 November 2021 Updated: 05:58 PM, 21 November 2021
Two people, including an autorickshaw driver, were killed and another was injured when a sand-laden truck hit their vehicle in Chandpur.
The accident took place around 11:30 pm on Saturday at Bhabanipur near Khajuria Bazar on the Chandpur-Cumilla regional highway.
The deceased have been identified as autorickshaw driver Sohel, son of Harunur Rashid of Arakhal village in Hajiganj Municipality and Sekul Sarkar of Mistri Bari in Maishamura village of the same Upazila. The injured Ripon is the son of Shahid of Maishamura village in Hajiganj upazila.
Witness Hannan said that a Cumilla-bound sand-laden truck hit an Hajiganj-bound autorickshaw at Bhabanipur near Khajuria Bazar. The autorickshaw twisted while its driver and a passenger died on the spot.
Kachua police OC Md Mohiuddin said the bodies were brought to police stations. The injured person is undergoing treatment at Shahrashti Upazila Health Complex.