Thursday, 18 August, 2022

Father, son killed in Habiganj road accident

A man and his son were killed in a road accident on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Kandigaon area under Nabiganj upazila of the district on Tuesday.

The deceased were identified as Yusuf Ali, 55, and his son Mohammad Ali, 05, residents of Kandigaon village in the upazila.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Sherpur Highway Police Station Parimal Chandra Dev told journalists that the accident occurred when a Sylhet-bound speedy pick-up van hit the duo in the area around 11.30 am while Muhammad Ali's father tried to save him as he was trying to cross the highway, leaving Ali dead on the spot
and injuring his father.

Later, critically wounded Yusuf Ali was taken to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College and Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, the OC added.