6 killed in road crashes in three districts

8th January, 2019 10:43:12 printer

Six people were killed in separate road crashes in Chapainawabganj, Chatto-gram and Cumilla districts on Tuesday, reports UNB.

In Chapainawabganj, two motorcyclists—Mizanur Rahman, son of Jalal Uddin, and Moshiur Rahman, son of Salauddin of Kolail Diyar area of Gomastapur upazila—were killed when a truck rammed their bike in Kolyanpur area of the district town in the morning.
Sub-inspector Golam Mostafa of Sadar Police Station said the motorcycle tumbled while overtaking a pickup van around 8:30am. Soon, the truck smashed the bike, leaving the duo dead on the spot.
In Chattogram, two passengers of an auto-rickshaw were killed when it turned turtle after being rammed by a lorry at EPZ intersection early in the morning.
One of the deceased was identified as Raju Miah, said assistant sub-inspector Md Alauddin Talukder of Chattogram Medical College Hospital police outpost.
In Cumilla, two fruit traders were killed when a pick-up plunged into a ditch by Dhaka-Chattogram highway at Putia of Daudkandi upazila around 5 pm.
One of the deceased was identified as Jashim Uddin, son of Henu Mia of Titash upazila.
Monirul Islam, officer-in-charge of Iliatganj highway police camp, said the fruit-laden pick-up from Chattogram plunged into the ditch as its driver lost control over the steering while heading towards Batakandi Bazar, leaving two traders killed on the spot.