Two people were killed and four others injured in a head-on collision between a microbus and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Dighi area on Gaibandha-Dariapur road in Sadar upazila of Gaibandha on Tuesday night.
The deceased were identified as Khorshed Alam, 33, son of Majnu Mia, a resident of Kholahati union of the Sadar upazila and Roman Mia, 22, son of Abul Hossain, hailing from Langra bazaar in Sundarganj upazila.Two of the injured were identified as Lokman Hossain, 27, of Khormalibari village of the Sadar upazila and Arif Mia, 30, of Mather Para area of the same upazila.
Locals said that the accident took place at 10:00 pm when Dariapur-bound CNG auto-rickshaw from Gaibandha collided with a microbus coming from opposite direction, leaving CNG driver dead on the spot and five others injured.
Later, the injured were admitted to Gaibandha Sadar Hospital but CNG’s passenger Roman died while undergoing treatment.
Confirming the news Khan Md Shariar, officer-in-charge (OC) of Gaibandha Sadar Police Station said that among the injured, two were referred to Rangpur Medical College Hospital in critical condition.
A process is underway to file a case with the Police Station in this connection, he said.