3 killed as two trucks collide in Nilphamari

Sun Online Desk

18th September, 2017 09:33:52 printer

3 killed as two trucks collide in Nilphamari

At least three people have been killed and eight others injured in a road accident at Dholagachha on Dinajpur-Rangpur Highway in Saidpur upazila of Nilphamari.

 

The deceased were identified as Aslam 32, Sohag, 30, Mamun, 32, driver of a truck.

 

Amirul Islam, officer-in-charge of Saidpur Police Station, said a Dinajpur-bound truck collided head-on with another truck coming from opposite direction and fell into a roadside ditch around 5:30 am on Monday, leaving three people dead on the spot and injured eight others.

 

Of the injured, two were taken to Rangpur Medical College Hospital in a critical condition while the rest of them were undergoing treatment at Saidpur 50-bed Hospital.

 

On information, police rushed in and recovered the bodies.

 

The bodies will be sent to Nilphamari Hospital morgue around 10:00 am, the OC added.


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