Sunday, 5 February, 2023

2 killed in Sylhet road accident

SYLHET: Two people were killed and four others injured as a speeding truck crashed into a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Dakshin Surma upazila of the district Friday afternoon, police said.

The deceased was identified as auto-rickshaw driver Babul Miah, 65, and passenger Anhar Miah, 45, were from Charlapur area of Balaganj upazila in the district, reports UNB. 

On the other hand, the injured passengers are Rezaul, Sona Miah, Rozina and Alamin. Details about them could not be known immediately.

Rezaul Karim, officer-in-charge of Moglabazar Police Station under the Dakshin Surma upazila, said the accident happened around 4.30pm when the speeding truck hit the autorickshaw from the opposite direction on Sultanpur-Gaharpur Road in the Battala area, leaving the duo dead on the spot and others injured.