The accident left two others injured
Three college students have died after and two other people were injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a CNG-run autorickshaw in Chandpur’s Kachua upazila.
The incident happened on Hajiganj-Kachua-Sachar-Gazipur road in Koroiya area of the upazila around on Thursday morning.
The deceased are Saddam Hossain, student of Chandpur Government College, Urmi Majumder and Rifat Hossain, students of Comilla Victoria College. All three were residents of Kachua upazila.
Confirming the matter, Kachua police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Md Mohiuddin said the Dhaka-bound bus hit the Comilla-bound auto-rickshaw coming from the opposite direction.
The impact of the crash was such that Saddam and Rifat travelling in the autorickshaw died on the spot while three others, including its driver, sustained injuries.
The injured were rushed to Kachua Upazila Health Complex where Urmi was declared dead on arrival.
The bodies have been handed over to the families, said the OC. “ We have seized the bus but the driver managed to flee.”