• Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020
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11 killed in road accidents in 6 districts

Road Accident
Wreckage after a road accident Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune

The incidents took place on Friday

At least 11 people were killed, and several others injured in separate road accidents in Natore, Faridpur, Satkhira, Magura, Gopalganj, and Sirajganj, on Friday.

In Natore, three people were killed when a truck hit a pick-up van at Ranigram in Gurudaspur upazila around 5am.

The deceased were identified as Abdul Kader, 50, Ruhul Amin, 25, and the identity of the third victim is yet to be ascertained. 

Police recovered the bodies, and sent them to a local hospital for autopsy.

Meanwhile, in Baraigram upazila a bus hit a motorcyclist, and killed him on the spot in Razzak Mor area, in the afternoon, reports UNB.

The victim's identity could not be known immediately.

In Faridpur, three people were killed, and six others injured after a Boalmari-bound microbus plunged into a roadside ditch on the Dhaka-Khulna Highway in the afternoon.

Two of the victims were identified as Aslam Molla, 50, and his sister Asia Begum, 47, reports UNB.

Faridpur Kotwali police station OC FM Nasim said they rescued the victims with the help of army personnel. Of them, two died on the spot while another succumbed to his injuries at Faridpur Trauma Centre. The identity of the third victim could not be ascertained immediately.

In Satkhira, a man was killed after a truck hit a motorcycle at the Pirojpur crossing in Kaliganj upazila at 11am.

The deceased was identified as Bappi, 27, he was taken to Kaliganj Upazila Health Complex; the doctor shifted him to Satkhira Sadar Hospital. But the man died on the way.

In Magura, a man died, and three others were injured when a speeding truck collided head-on with a human haulier at Wapda crossing area on Magura-Kamarkhali road in Sreepur upazila in the afternoon.

The deceased were human hauler passenger Tapos Roy, 40. The injured are being treated at Magura Sadar Hospital, reports UNB.

In Gopalganj, a covered-van driver died after ramming into a parked truck near a refuelling station on the Dhaka-Khulna Highway in Muksudpur upazila at 6am.

The deceased is Nazimuddin Sheikh, 20, he died while undergoing treatment at Muksudpur Upazila Health Complex.

In Sirajganj, a woman was run over by a truck in Koyra area of Ullapara upazila at 11am.

The deceased Monowara Khatun, 55, died on the way to a hospital.

Police seized the truck but the driver fled. A case was filed over the incident.