3 die as train hits pickup in Narsingdi...

3 die as train hits pickup in Narsingdi

 Narsingdi Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 02:55 PM, 4 June 2022   Updated: 03:25 PM, 4 June 2022

2 die as train hits pickup in Narsingdi

2 die as train hits pickup in Narsingdi

Three people were killed and three others were injured when a train hit a pickup van at Hasnabad Bazar rail crossing in Amirganj union of Raipura in Narsingdi.

The accident took place at around 1:15 pm today. However, the names of the victims were not immediately available.

According to the locals, a pickup was crossing the Hasnabad Bazar rail crossing at noon. The Chattogram-bound Subarna Express train, which had left Dhaka, hit the pickup when it got on the railway line. The pickup overturned leaving two people dead on the spot while another died at hospital and three others critically injured. The injured were rescued and taken to hospital.

Local Md. Saddam Hussein said there were six people in the pickup, including the driver. Two died on the spot. There is no gateman at this rail crossing during the accident.

Narsingdi Railway Police in-charge (SI) Emayedul Jahedi said the bodies of the two were recovered from the spot and sent to the morgue of Narsingdi Sadar Hospital.

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