2 killed in Barishal road crash

Sun Online Desk

26th February, 2021 02:21:19 printer

2 killed in Barishal road crash

Two youths were killed in a head-on collision between a sand-laden truck and a motorcycle near Dapdapia Bridge on Barishal-Patuakhali highway in Barishal on Friday morning.

The deceased were identified as Md Sharif Matubbar, 20, son of Siraj Matubbar and Al-Amin, 20, son of Yousuf Ali, both of them hailing from Algi area in Bhanga upazila of Faridpur.

Confirming the news, Md Najmul Huda, sub-inspector (SI) of Kotwali Police Station, said the sand-laden truck collided with the motorcycle on which the victims were riding to go to attend Chormonai mahfil at 10:00am, leaving them injured.

Later, locals took the injured to Barishal Sher-e Bangla Medical College and Hospital where duty doctor declared Sharif dead and Al-Amin succumbed to his injuries on way to Dhaka.

The SI also said police arrested killer truck driver and his helper immediately after the accident.