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3 killed as truck runs over pedestrians in Cox's Bazar

  • Published at 10:01 am March 7th, 2021
Cox's Bazar road accident
A truck runs over pedestrians in the Kolatoli area of Cox's Bazar on Saturday, leaving three people dead and nine others injured Dhaka Tribune

Nine others have been injured

Three people, including an elderly woman, have been killed and nine others injured after a cement-laden truck lost control and ran over a group of pedestrians in Cox's Bazar town.

The accident took place at Dolphin intersection in Kolatoli around 11:30pm on Saturday night, said Cox's Bazar town police outpost Sub-Inspector (SI) Anwar Hossain.

The deceased were identified as Momena Begum, 60, of Kolatoli, and Osman, 45, a lawyer from Baharchhara, and Shahadat Hossain, 45, a resident of Uttara in Dhaka.


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The truck had also hit a parked  CNG-run autorickshaw.

Momena and Shahadat died on the spot and 10 others were injured, said SI Anwar.

Of the injured, eight were admitted to Cox's Bazar General Hospital and two others -- Osman and Joynal, 35, of Moheshkhali, were sent to Chittagong Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) in critical condition.

Cox's Bazar Sadar police station Inspector (Investigation) Bipul Chandra Dey said Osman died early Sunday while undergoing treatment at CMCH. 

Police impounded the truck, but its driver and his assistant managed to flee.

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