2 killed in Dinajpur road crash...

2 killed in Dinajpur road crash

 Dinajpur Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:05 PM, 25 March 2022  

Two trucks head-on collision kills 2 in Dinajpur; Photo: Collected

Two trucks head-on collision kills 2 in Dinajpur; Photo: Collected

Two people were killed and two others injured when two trucks carrying bricks and potatoes collided head-on in Phulbari upazila of Dinajpur.

The accident took place at Fakirpara in Shibnagar UP of Phulbari upazila on the Dinajpur-Gobindganj highway on Friday morning.
The deceased were identified as Surwar Hossain, son of Nawab Ali of Nandigram area in Bogura and driver of a truck loaded with bricks and Saiful Islam, a helper of the truck and son of Moizuddin of Joynagar Kalom village under Singra police station in Naogaon.

The injured were identified as Saidul Islam of Mahadevpur village in Naogaon and his helper. However, the identity of the helper could not be known. They have been admitted to local hospital.

Phulbari Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Ashraful Islam confirmed the matter.

OC Ashraful Islam said a truck carrying bricks was going to Panchagarh from Pabna at night. At that time a truck loaded with potatoes was heading towards Naogaon from the opposite direction collided head-on leaving two dead on the spot and two others injured. The front of the two trucks twisted.

Upon receiving the news, the police and fire service rescued two injured persons from the spot and admitted them to the Upazila Health Complex. The bodies of the two dead have been sent to Dinajpur M. Abdur Rahim for the autopsy.

He further said that it is believed that the driver of the truck loaded with bricks was driving with sleepy eyes. An unnatural death (UD) case has been filed in this regard.