2 killed in Gazipur road crash

Sun Online Desk

24th November, 2020 04:13:49 printer

2 killed in Gazipur road crash

Two people were killed after a truck rammed an auto rickshaw in Nawjor area of Gazipur on Monday night.

The deceased were identified as auto-rickshaw driver Najim, 23, son of Habibur Rahman, hailing from Phulbari upazila of Dinajpur and its passenger Mohsin Mia, 28, son of Moslem Uddin, from Harun Market area of Gazipur City Corporation.

The Tangail-bound coil laden truck rammed the auto-rickshaw carrying them on Dhaka-Tangail link road around 11:30 pm, leaving auto rickshaw driver and its passenger dead on the spot, said Rafiqul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Bason Police Station.

The bodies were kept at Gazipur Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsies, he said.

Police seized the killer truck but its driver fled the scene immediately after the accident, the OC said.