Driver, helper killed in Ctg road crash

Staff Correspondent

24 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: A pickup van driver and his helper were killed in a road accident at Mirsarai upazila in the district on Sunday.

The deceased were identified as pickup van driver Md Tawhid, 30, and helper Md Rubel, 25, of Pekua upazila in Cox’s Bazar district.

Sources said the accident occurred when a betel leaf-laden pickup van hit a parked truck from behind on Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Baraiyar Hat area under the upazila around 6:00am.

The accident left the pickup van driver and helper dead on the spot, said In-Charge Firoz Hossain of Jorarganj highway police outpost.