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4 killed in Moulvibazar, Habiganj road accidents

  • Published at 12:34 pm January 28th, 2020
Photo shows police officials and by standers at the site of the accident at Bahubol area in Habiganj on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 Dhaka Tribune

4 people were also injured in the accidents

Four people have been killed and four others injured in separate road accidents in  Moulvibazar and Habiganj districts.

The incidents took place on Tuesday.

In Moulvibazar, two people were killed and four others injured in a collision between a pick-up van and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Baurbagh area of sadar upazila around 7am.

The deceased are Muzahidur Rahman, 34, and Al Amin, 25; whereas the injured are Shahanur Rahman, 30, Nagendra Sutra Dhar, 50, and Md Arman Miah, 36.

Another injured person, whose identity is yet to be confirmed, has been taken to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital in critical condition.

Confirming the matter, Moulvibazar model police station Sub-Inspector (SI) Md Kamal Hossain said the bodies will be handed over to their families after autopsy.

 Moulvibazar Fire Service official Md Shahin Ahmed told Dhaka Tribune that the accident took place when the Sherpur-bound pick-up van collided with the auto-rickshaw coming from the opposite direction, leaving Muzahidur dead on the spot and five others injured.

The injured were taken to Moulvibazar Sadar Hospital, where Al Amin succumbed to his injuries, he added.

In Habiganj, two CNG-run autorickshaw drivers were killed after being run over by a truck in Bahubol area on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway early Tuesday.

The deceased are Abdur Rakib, 35, and Akhter Miah, 45.

Shaistaganj Highway police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) KM Moniruzzaman Chowdhury said: "The accident occurred near Baganbari area, when a Dhaka-bound truck ran over an autorickshaw carrying both the autorickshaw drivers, killing them on the spot."

The OC also added that the bodies, along with the mangled autorickshaw, have been kept at the police station.