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Six die, 14 injured in road accidents in three districts

  • Published at 07:30 pm December 27th, 2014

Six people were killed and 14 others injured in road accidents in Mymensingh,  Naogaon, and Chittagong yesterday.

Our Mymensingh correspondent reports, three people were killed and four others injured as a bus and CNG-run auto-rickshaw collided head-on in the Dholibazar area of Phulfur in Mymensingh yesterday.

The victims could not identified immediately.  Police said all seven passengers of the auto-rickshaw were injured in the incident.

The injured were rushed to Phulpur Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared the three dead.

Our Naogaon correspondent reports, two people were killed and 10 others injured as bus plunged into a roadside ditch in the Porsha upazila of Naogaon. 

The deceased are Toriqul Islam, 30, of the Chakpran area in the Noagaon sadar; and Seratul Islam,20 the bus driver’s assistant.

Police said the accident took place on Noaogaon-Porsha highway near the Doyar Intersection as the driver lost control of the wheel as the dense fog blocked visibility around 10am. 

The injured are undergoing treatment at the Porsha Hospital.

Our CU Correspondent reports that an elderly man was killed in a road accident on Dhaka-Chittagong highway at the Sitakunda upazila in Chittagong yesterday. The deceased is Wahab Ali, 50.

Police said the vehicle hit the man while he was crossing the highway in the Kumira area around 1:00am.

Critically injured, Wahab was rushed to the Chittagong Medical College Hospital where the doctors declared him dead.