Friday, 20 May, 2022

Two women among four killed in road accidents

Four people including two siblings and two women were killed in separate road accidents in country’s Mymensingh and Feni districts on Saturday.

In Mymensingh, two women were killed after a lorry crushed them in front of Dhopaghat Govt Primary School in Gafargaon upazila on Saturday afternoon.

The deceased were identified as Majeda Khatun, 55, hailed from Pukhuria village and Bakula Begum, 45, an inhabitant at Charkamaria Vatipara in the upazila.

Police said the accident occurred while the women were downing from an auto rickshaw. Officer-in-Charge of Gafargaon Thana Faruk Ahmed said they seized the lorry.

In Feni, two siblings were killed and two others injured as a private car hit a roadside tree in Debipur area on Dhaka-Chattogram Highway on Saturday noon.

The deceased were identified as Tushar, 40, and his brother Biplob, 32. They were the residents of Ichakhali area under Mirsharia Upazila of the district.

Eye witnesses said the accident occurred at around 12:30 pm as the driver of the private car lost control over the steering. Tushar and Biplob died on the spot, said doctor Siful Islam of Feni General Hospital.

The injured were sent to Chattogram Medical College Hospital for treatment.