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4 killed in Jhenaidah, Rajbari road crashes

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 7th July, 2022 01:52:01 PM
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Four people were killed in separate road accidents in Jhenaidah and Rajbari districts on Thursday, UNB reports.

In Jhenaidah, two fish traders died after a pickup van in which they were travelling crashed into a truck parked along the busy Jhenaidah-Kaliganj highway in the early hours of Thursday.

The deceased were identified as Ohiduzzaman and Lutfar Rahman, both from Jashore district.

The accident occurred around 1.30am when the Jashore-bound pickup van transporting fish from Bogura crashed into the stationary track in Kaliganj, leaving the duo dead on the spot, said Kaliganj Fire Service station manager Sheikh Mamunur Rashid.

The bodies were sent to Jashore Sadar Hospital morgue by the police, he added.

In Rajbari, two cousins on their way home from Dhaka to celebrate Eid with their families in Jhenaidah died after a three-wheeler they were travelling by overturned early on Thursday morning,.

The deceased were identified as Azizur Rahman, 22, and Matiur Rahman, 35 of Shailakupa upazila of Jhenaidah district. Four other occupants of the vehicle, including its driver, sustained injuries in the road accident.

The accident occurred around 5.15 am on Rajbari-Kushtia Road when the vehicle with the six occupants overturned after the driver lost control, leaving the two dead on the spot and the others injured, said sub-inspector of Sadar Police Station, Moazzem Hossain.

The injured have been hospitalised, he said. “The vehicle has been seized and the driver arrested.”