Three killed as truck rams auto-rickshaw

Staff Correspondent

29 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

At least three people were killed when a truck rammed a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Tarakanda upazila of Mymensingh on Wednesday.

The deceased was identified as Shahid Mia, 33, auto-rickshaw driver Khalil Mia, 32, and Masum Mia, 36, from Durgapur upazila of Netrakona.

Quoting locals, officer-in-charge of Tarakanda Police Station Md Abul Khayer said the accident took place at Khicha when the truck hit the Mymensingh-bound auto-rickshawat around 10:00am, leaving Shahid dead on the spot and three others critically injured.

The injured were rushed to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital (MMCH) where doctors declared Khalil and Masum dead.

Another critically injured passenger -- Aminul Islam -- is undergoing treatment at MMCH.

Police seized the truck and auto-rickshaw but its driver managed to flee.

A case was filed.