Five people were killed and six others injured in road accidents in Chittagong, Tangail and Chapainawabganj yesterday.
In Chittagong, two people were killed and a man was injured in road accidents in Chittagong Port Jetty and Karnaphuli areas in the port city early yesterday, reports our Chittagong correspondent.
The deceased are Samir Nath, 18, and Muslem Uddin, 26. The injured is Ruhul Amin. In an incident, Samir was injured critically as a container hit him when he was engaged unloading goods from a ship at the Jetty No 13 of Chittagong Port around 12:30 am.
He was rushed to Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) where doctors declared him dead.
Meanwhile Muslem and Ruhul were injured when a bus hit the motorbike of the duo from behind in Bhellapara area around 11:30 pm.
They were taken to CMCH where doctors announced Moslem dead.
Our Tangail correspondent reports, a man was killed and four people were injured in a road accident on Basail-Nolua road in Basail of Tangail yesterday.
The deceased is M Helal Mia, 60, a resident of Zadabpur village in Sokhipur upazila, and an Imam of a mosque in the village.
Basail police said the accident took place as a truck and CNG-run auto-rickshaw collided head on around 3pm, injuring the auto-rickshaw’s five passengers, including its driver.
The injured were rushed to Basail Upazila Health Complex where Helal was declared dead by the doctors.
Our Chapainawabganj correspondent reports, two people were killed and a man was injured in an accident on Chapainawabganj-Rajshahi highway at Swarupnagar-Biswaroad Intersection in Chapainawabganj.