Medical &Health

Two killed, 2 injured in Joypurhat road accident

At least two people were killed and two others were injured after a covered van hit a van in Keser Mor area of Akkelpur municipality in Joypurhat on Saturday noon.

The deceased were identified as van driver Sujon Hossain, 41, son of Abul Hossain of Chak Roghunathpur village, and passenger Sabbir Hossain, 21, son of Babor Ali of East Matapur village.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Akkelpur Police Station Saidur Rahman said Sumaiya Khatun, daughter of Babar Ali of East Matapur village, along with her mother and elder brother Sabbir went to Akkelpur Technical School and College on Saturday morning for admission.

The accident took place when one of the wheels of the van broke and the driver lost control. At that time, a covered van coming from Joypurhat hit the passenger van killing two people on the spot.

Locals rescued the injured and admitted them to Akkelpur Upazila Health Complex, the OC said.

Police seized the covered van but its driver and helper managed to flee, he added.

Source: United News of Bangladesh