Medical &Health

Husband, wife killed in Feni road crash

A man and his wife died on the spot when their motorbike collided head-on with a truck on the Muhuriganj Highway in Feni’s Chhagalnaiya Saturday.

The deceased Nur Uddin and Aklima Akter were from the Kalidaha union of Chhagalnaiya upazila, said Monir Hossain, in-charge of Fazilpur Highway Police Outpost.

Police managed to seize the truck and held the driver and his assistant, Monir added.

Every day seven to eight people die in motorcycle accidents in the country, according to Nirapad Sarak Chai (Nischa).

In the last six months up to June this year, 18 people died in road accidents on average every day, said Bangladesh Passengers Welfare Association.

Road accidents claim around 5,000 lives in Bangladesh every year, said Nischa.

Source: United News of Bangladesh