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3 killed in Narayanganj road accident

  • Published at 11:29 am July 24th, 2019
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Eight people were also injured in the accident

Three people have been killed and eight others injured in a collision between a human hauler and pickup van in Narayanganj.

Witnesses said the accident took place in Narayanganj's Rupganj upazila, near the Dhaka-Sylhet highway around 6:30pm on Tuesday. 

The deceased are human hauler driver Rabbi, 22, Shahabuddin, 35, and Jahangir, 36.

Kachpur highway police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Kaiyum Ali Sarder said: "A speedy pickup van-- coming from the opposite direction-- collided with a human hauler near Dhaka-Sylhet highway, killing the trio on the spot and injuring the others."

The injured were admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) and five other hospitals for better treatment. 

OC Abdul also informed that police recovered the bodies and seized the pickup van after the incident.  

A case will be filed in this regard, he added.