Mother, son dead as truck hits autorickshwa in Sylhet...

Mother, son dead as truck hits autorickshwa in Sylhet

 Sylhet Correspondent

 Published: 11:12 AM, 24 June 2022   Updated: 01:24 PM, 24 June 2022

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A woman and her son were killed and three others injured as a truck hit an autorickshaw at Companyganj in Sylhet. 

The accident took place in the Telikhal area of the Upazila around 6:00 am on Friday. 

The deceased were identified as Hanufa Begum and her son Emraj Mia of Islampur area of the upazila. 

Companiganj Police Station OC Sukanta Chakraborty said that the autorickshaw was going to Companiganj from Sylhet in the morning. When it reached Telikhal area, a speeding truck coming from the opposite direction hit the autorickshaw. 

The mother and son were killed on the spot. The driver and three other passengers of the autorickshaw were injured. They were later rescued and sent to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital.

The OC added that the truck was recovered from the spot but the driver and helper managed to flee.