4 killed in road crashes in two districts

21 August, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Four people were killed and three others injured in two separate road accidents in Chattogram and Cumilla in the last two days.

In Chattogram, a truck crashed into a motorcycle at Amjurhat in Patiya municipality on Monday night, killing a bank official and his brother-in-law.

The deceased were identified as Rafiqul Islam, 36, a junior officer of First Security Islami Bank Ltd and son of Abdul Malek of Kagojipara in Patiya municipality, and his brother-in-law (sister’s husband) Shahjahan, 45, a rural medical practitioner and son of Jahir Ahmed of the same area.

Sub-inspector Akhtar Hossain of Patiya Police Station said Rafiqul and Shahjahan fell into a pond by the Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar highway after the truck knocked their bike from behind around 10:30pm .

In Cumilla, two people were killed and three others injured in another road accident at Kursap on Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Debidwar Upazila on Tuesday morning.

Monirul Islam, in-charge of Eliotganj Highway Police Outpost, said a Cumilla-bound microbus was hit by a vehicle from behind around 7:30am, leaving the two dead on the spot and three others injured.