4 killed in road crashes in three districts

18 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Four people were killed and six others injured in separate road accidents in three districts on Wednesday, report agencies.

In Natore, two cattle traders were killed and five others injured as a cattle-carrying human hauler overturned at Moukhara Bazar in Baraigram upazila.

The deceased were identified as Selim, 38, son of Thandu Paramanik of Nawdajowari village in the upazila and Mohammad Ali, 40, son of Mohendi Ali of Gurudaspur upazila.

Dilip Kumar Das, officer-in-charge of Baraigram Police Station, said the human hauler overturned as the driver lost control around 11:00 am, leaving seven injured.

Of them, Selim and Ali were taken to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital where doctors declared them dead, the OC added.

In Sylhet, a man was killed when a truck hit him on Salutikor-Goainghat road at Toakul Bazar in Goainghat upazila.

The deceased identified as Abdul Khaleque, 33, son of Bacchu Mia of the upazila.

Inspector Rajiullah Khan, in-charge of Salutikor police camp, said the accident took place around 12:30 am when a truck hit him while he was returning home, leaving him critically injured.

Later, he was taken to Osmani Medical College Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries around 3:00 am.

In Meherpur, a man was killed and his wife injured as a truck crushed them in Meherpur municipality area.

The deceased Attab Ali, 56, a resident in the town. He was the headmaster at Dariapur Govt primary school.

Local people said the accident took place on Wednesday morning in the area. The truck crushed Attab and his wife Morjina as they fell in the street from their motorcycle that was hit by an Aglamon (three-wheeler). Attab died on the spot.

Morjina was admitted to Meherpur General Hospital.