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5 killed in road accidents in 3 districts

  • Published at 01:19 pm September 11th, 2019

The accidents left 15 others injured

Five  people have been killed and 15 others were injured in separate road accidents in Bogra, Chittagong and Satkhira district.

All the accidents occurred on Tuesday night.

In Bogra, a sugar-laden truck toppled over an auto rickshaw, killing two on the spot and injuring three others.

The incident happened on the Bogra-Natore highway in Gohail area of Shajahanpur upazila around 9pm.

 The deceased are Nurul Islam Sheikh, 45, son of late Monser Ali from Mohishmara village in Kahaloo upazila and Tafazzol Hossain, 42, son of Mowlana Abdul Khaleque from Bijrul village in Nandigram upazila of the district.

Kunderhat highway police outpost Sub Inspector (SI) said: "The injured have been admitted to Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College (SZMC).

"They are in critical condition."

In Chittagong, two people, including a leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), were killed and 10 others injured in a road accident in Mirsarai upazila. 

The accident took place around 10pm on the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway near the Jamaler Dokan area, reports UNB.

The deceased are Mosharraf Hossain Milon, 23, cultural affairs secretary of Chhatra League's Mirsarai upazila unit and son of Shafiul Alam of Zafrabad village and Mohamamd Alauddin, 60, of Uttar Mandarbaria village of the same upazila. 

Assistant Director of Chittagong Fire Service and Civil Defense Jashim Uddin said: "A pick-up carrying passengers plunged into a roadside ditch after being hit by a speedy truck." 

"All the injured were taken to a local hospital where doctors pronounced Alauddin dead. Milon succumbed to his injuries while being taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital," Jashim added.

In Satkhira, a Jubo League activist was killed and two others were injured when a motorcycle hit a human hauler in Shyamnagar upazila. 

The deceased is Mostafizur Rahman, 24, an activist of Nurnagar union unit Jubo League and son of Abu Musa of the upazila, reports UNB.

Nurul Huda, officer-in-charge (OC) of Shyamnagar police station, said: "A motorbike carrying Mostafizur and two others collided with a human hauler around 10:30pm. 

"The three bikers, injured in the accident, were taken to a local hospital where doctors pronounced Mostafizur dead."

They were returning home from a rally of Jubo League in Kaliganj upazila, the OC added.