At least eight people were killed in separate road accidents in Rangpur, Sylhet, Pabna, Manikganj and Chuadanga on Tuesday, reports UNB.
In Sylhet, a woman and her son were killed in a head-on collision between a truck and an auto-rickshaw on Salutikar-Goainghat road at Satigram village in Goainghat upazila.The deceased were identified as Ilora Parvin, 38, wife of Soja Ahmed, a Bangladesh Army sergeant, and their son Sajid Mia, 6. They were killed on their way to Jaflong. Goainghat Police Station Officer-in-Charge Abdul Jalil said the mother and her son were killed on the spot. Two others were also injured.
In Rangur, three people were killed in a road accident on Rangpur-Bogura Highway in Pirganj upazila.
Officer-in-Charge of Pirganj Police Station Swadesh Chandra said a covered-van hit a road divider and fell on a Thakurgaon-bound bus around 4am. The covered-van driver’s assistant and two bus passengers were killed on the spot.
The identities of the deceased could not be known yet.
In Manikganj, an unidentified man, aged around 45, was killed after a truck ran over him on Dhaka-Aricha Highway in Shibaloy upazila’s Falshatia area.
The body was sent to Manikganj Sadar Hospital for autopsy, said Yamin-Ud-Doula, in-charge of Bangail police outpost.In Pabna, Amirul Islam, son of Amzad Hossain of Naraikhali village in Chatmohor upazila, was killed after two human haulers collided on Tebunia-Chatmohar road at Bhabanipur village in Chatmohar upazila.
In Chuadanga, a teenager sustained severe injuries after a pickup van hit him on Chuadanga-Meherpur road in Sadar upazila’s Hatikata area.
Raju Ahmed, 17, son of Dablu Hossain, was rushed to Chuadanga Sadar Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, said Deloar Hossain, officer-in-charge of Chuadanga Sadar Police Station.