Monday, 27 March, 2023

Man burned to death as truck catches fire after collision with another in Sylhet

A 20-year-old man was burnt to death in a fire that broke out following a collision between two trucks on Sylhet-Fenchuganj road at Parairchak in Sylhet city on Sunday.

The deceased was identified as Sabuj Mia, 20, a helper of a truck driver in Chuadanga district.

Razaul Karim, officer-in-charge of Moglabazar Police Station, said the truck caught fire in the morning after it crashed into another truck, leaving Sabuj dead on the spot.

The helper might have been sleeping inside the truck when the accident occurred, he said.

On information, a firefighting unit extinguished the blaze.

They also recovered the charred body of Sabuj from a truck and sent it to Sylhet Osmani Medical College and Hospital morgue for autopsy.