Athletic

4 killed in Gazipur road accident

DHAKA, Jan 5, 2017 (BSS) - Four people including a driver were killed and another was injured when a truck fell into a roadside ditch at Konabari in Gazipur in the early hours of today.

The accident took place on Baghia-Rajabari road in Konabari at around 3.30am, police said.

The deceased were identified as truck driver Sohel Miah, 30, and his helpers : Sujon Roy, 22, Dilip Roy, 21, and Kajal Roy, 25.

Local people said the Baghia-bound brick-laden truck fell into the ditch at Konabari in Gazipur when its driver lost his control over the steering.

Three truck helpers died on the spot, while the driver was injured critically.

The driver was declared dead immediately after he was rushed to Shahid Tajuddin Ahmed Hospital.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)