Mother killed, son injured in road accident

Staff Correspondent

5 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: A woman was killed and her son was injured in a road accident at Banshkhali upazila in the district on Friday.

The deceased was identified as Sohag Begum, 31, while the injured was her son Al Amin, 11, of Maheshkhai upazila in Cox’s Bazar.

In Charge (IC) Rakibul Islam of Ramdash Munshir Hat police investigation centre said a sand-landed truck collided head-on with a CNG-run auto-rickshaw carrying the duo in Banigram Bazar Jainyar Tek area under the upazila at around 12:00pm.

The accident left Sohag dead on the spot and injured her son critically, he said.

The injured was rushed to Chattogram Medical College Hospital, said the IC.

Police arrested driver and seized the truck, he said adding that filing of a case in this connection was under process.