CHATTOGRAM: At least four people have been killed and five, including an inspector of Highway Police, hurt in Chattogram’s Mirsharai, where a collision took place close to one hour before midnight.
Wednesday’s accident occurred at 10:45pm at Dakshin Sonapahar of Zorarganj as a covered van crashed into a CNG-run auto-rickshaw. The identities of the deceased could not immediately be confirmed, Mohammad Khairul Alam, officer-in-charge of Zorarganj police station, told UNB.
A team of Highway Police went to the spot to calm things down. Also, four locals went to the scene on an auto-rickshaw. At this time, a covered van rammed into them and ran over the Highway Police Inspector Monir Hossain, killing four of them on the spot.
Locals rushed Monir to the hospital in a critical condition. He was later shifted to Chittagong Medical College Hospital as his condition worsened, Khairul said.