Mother, son killed in Cumilla motorcycle crash...

Mother, son killed in Cumilla motorcycle crash

 Kushtia Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:55 PM, 6 May 2022  

Mother, son killed in Cumilla motorcycle crash

Mother, son killed in Cumilla motorcycle crash

A woman and her son were killed when a truck hit their motorcycle at Battail bypass in Kushtia Sadar Upazila on Friday morning.

The deceased were identified as Anjana Khatun, wife of Nazmul Islam and their son Iftiaz Islam of Kaburhat village in Battail UP of Kushtia Sadar upazila.

According to locals, the mother and son were going to Kushtia town on a motorcycle from their home on Friday morning. On the way, a truck coming from the opposite direction hit them at Battail Bypass leaving the boy and his mother injured. They were rushed to Kushtia Sadar Hospital where they succumbed to their injuries.

According to the locals, accidents happen in this area from time to time. Speeding reckless trucks are killing people often. The administration has not taken any effective measures to control the reckless truck drivers.

Kushtia Highway Police OC Idris Ali said the body of the mother and son was handed over to the family without an autopsy as there was no complaint. The truck was recovered from the scene. However, the driver escaped and could not be apprehended.

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