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3 of a family killed in Thakurgaon road crash

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 28 November, 2022 12:00 AM
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3 of a family killed in Thakurgaon road crash

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Three members of a family were killed when a running bus hit their motorcycle in Thakurgaon district on Sunday.

The accident took place on the Thakurgaon-Baliadangi road in the Palli Bidyut area of Thakurgaon Sadar Upazila.

The deceased were identified as Masud Rana, his wife Hafiza Begum, and their daughter Simi. They were residents of Haripur College Para in Rahimanpur Union under Sadar Upazila.

Kamal Hossain, officer-in-charge of Thakurgaon Sadar Police Station, confirmed that Masud, his wife, and daughter were going to a madrasa on a motorcycle.

When the motorcycle reached Palli Bidyut area,                a bus of Hanif Enterprise hit it, leaving Hafiza dead on the spot and two others injured.

Later, local people rushed the injured Masud and Simi to the hospital, where the doctors declared them dead.

OC also said that the bus was running at a reckless speed.

The bus was seized, but its driver fled immediately after the accident.

Preparations were under way to file a case in this connection. The police have handed over the bodies of the victims to their families.

In another incident, a van driver, Moazzem Matubbar (55), died after being hit by a passenger bus in Madaripur on Sunday morning.

The accident took place in Mustafapur of Sadar Upazila.

Moazzem, who died, was the son of Meher Matubbar of Hazrapur, a Charputia village in Sadar upazila.