Two persons were killed and two others were injured in separate road accidents at Hathazari upazila in Chittagong yesterday (Friday).
The deceased are Sawon, 14, son of Belal Chowdhury, hailing from Fatikchari upazila, and Hosen, 3, of Hathazari upazila, said Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) Police Outpost Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Pankaj Barua; adding that the injured -- Parvin Akhtar, 35, and Lucky Akhtar, 15, -- were admitted into CMCH.
ASI Pankaj said a speedy CNG-run auto rickshaw hit Sawon at Islamiahat of Hathazari at around 1:30pm when he was crossing the road, leaving him critically injured. Later, he was whisked off to CMCH where the on duty doctors declared him dead, he said.
Meanwhile, a speedy truck hit a CNG-run auto rickshaw from back at Ananya Residential Area of the upazila at around 2:30pm, leaving Hosen, his mother and another woman critically injured, while CMCH on duty doctors declared Hosen dead after taking the three to CMCH, said ASI Pankaj.