Truck driver-helper killed in road crash...

Truck driver-helper killed in road crash

 Meherpur Correspondent

 Published: 11:19 AM, 24 March 2022   Updated: 06:02 PM, 24 March 2022

Truck driver-helper killed in road crash; Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Truck driver-helper killed in road crash; Photo: Daily Bangladesh

A truck driver and his helper have been killed in a road crash in Meherpur-Chuadanga road.

The accident took place in the old Darbeshpur area of ​​Meherpur Sadar upazila around 8:30 am on Thursday. The names and addresses of the victims were not found.

The accident occured when they collided with a broken cement truck in the old Darbeshpur area.

According to the locals, the wheels of a truck loaded with cement were broken and had been standing on the side of the road since night. At around 6:30 am, a speeding truck from Chuadanga hit the wrecked truck. The driver and helper of the vehicle trapped inside the truck died on the spot.

Locals alleged that the speed of the truck was reckless. The truck driver was probably asleep while driving.

ASI Shakhawat Hossain of the local Baradi police camp said a team from the Meherpur Fire Service rescued them and took them to Meherpur General Hospital, where doctors pronounced them dead.

He added that the process of rescuing the truck involved in the accident is underway. It is initially known that the truck owner's home is in Hemayetpur area of ​​Savar in Dhaka.

The bodies of the deceased are now in the morgue of Meherpur General Hospital. However, their names and addresses have not been found yet.