3 killed in Rangpur road crash...

3 killed in Rangpur road crash

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 07:36 PM, 23 January 2022   Updated: 09:25 PM, 23 January 2022

3 killed in Rangpur road crash

3 killed in Rangpur road crash

Three people were killed and three others were injured as a passengers bus hit an autorickshaw at Nabiganj upazila in Rangpur. 

The accident took place around 7.15 when a bus of Manik Paribahan hit an auto-rickshaw.

Mahafuzar Rahman, OC of Mahiganj Police Station, said a Rangpur-bound Manik Paribahan bus from Kurigram hit an autorickshaw when it reached Nabdiganj area around 7.15 pm leaving the autorickshaw driver Anil Chandra and a passenger dead on the spot. Another passenger was killed on the way to the hospital. However, the police officer could not immediately reveal the names of the two dead passengers.

Eyewitness Kamal Hossain, who was present at the spot, said that the bus was running recklessly lost control and hit the autorickshaw, killing two persons and injuring three others at the spot.

Upon receiving the news of the accident, the police and fire service personnel came and rescued the victims and took them to Rangpur Medical College Hospital. After the accident, the traffic on that road was stopped for about 30 minutes.