6 of a family among 7 killed in Cumilla road crash

Sun Online Desk

18th August, 2019 01:22:26 printer

6 of a family among 7 killed in Cumilla road crash

Seven people, including six members of a family, were killed and another was injured as an auto-rickshaw crashed into a bus on Cumilla-Noakhali regional highway at Jamtola in Lalmaiupazila Sunday noon.

The deceased were identified as JashimUddin, 47, his mother Sakhina Begum, 70, wife Selina Begum, 42, two sons—Shipon, 22 and Hridoy, 18 and daughter Nipu Akter, 13, hailing from Nangolkot upazila and auto-rickshaw driver Saimon Hossain, 22 of Laksham upazila of the district.

The accident took place when the CNG-run auto-rickshaw collided with the bus, leaving five auto-rickshaw passengers dead on the spot and three others injured around 12 pm, said Md Badrul AlamTalukdar, officer-in-charge of Lalmai Police Station.

Two of the injured died while undergoing treatment at Baghmara Health Complex.

Police recovered the bodies and sent those to Comilla Medical College Hospital morgue.