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5 killed in Gazipur road crash

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 24th July, 2015 10:15:08 AM
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Five people were killed and 12 others injured in a head-on collision between a covered van and a human hauler at Naujor in the city on Friday.

Four of the deceased were identified as Saidur, 25, the human hauler driver who hailed from Sherpur district, Sohel Mia, 27, of Galachipa in Patuakhali district, Moni Begum, 25, of Naogaon district, and Selina,23, of Barelekha upazila in Moulvibazar district, reports UNB.

Bahar Uddin, sub-inspector of Highway Police, said a Konabari-bound human hauler from Chandana hit a covered van coming from the opposite direction around 7:30 am, leaving three people dead on the spot and 14 others injured.

The injured were rushed to Shaheed Tajuddin Medical College Hospital where another victim died on way to hospital.

However, another injured victim Selina died at the hospital after admission.

Police recovered the bodies and sent those to Shaheed Medical College Hospital with the help of local people.

None was arrested as the covered van driver managed to flee away.