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Man, son killed in road crash

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 20 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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A man and his son were killed when a truck they were travelling on lost control and hit a roadside tree in Guimara upazila of Khagrachhari on Wednesday.

The deceased were identified as Jiban Chandra Majumder, 50, and his son Rajdwip Majumder, 12, of Hajipara area of Manikchhari.

The accident took place on Khagrachhari-Chittagong regional highway at Budangpara under the upazila at around 9:30am.

According to police and eyewitness, a truck loaded with cement on its way from Chittagong to Khagrachhari lost control of its driver in Guimara Budangpara area and hit a roadside tree.

The front of the truck is twisted. Jeevan Chandra Majumder, 50, and his son Rajdwip Majumder, 12, were killed on the spot.

Firefighters from three units of the fire service and civil defense rescued them after a three-hour effort. Matiranga Upazila Health Complex doctor Milton Tripura confirmed the deaths of the two.