Medical &Health

Father, son killed in Sylhet road crash

A man and his son were killed in a collision between a microbus and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Sylhet's Zakiganj upazila Thursday morning.

Several others were also injured in the accident that occurred on Sylhet-Zakiganj road at Parchak Botratol Bazar of Barhal union of the upazila.

The deceased were identified as Folik Ahmed, 45, and his son Shahin Ahmed, 8.

Witnesses said Folik was going to his father-in-law's house in Shahbagh area of the union when the auto-rickshaw collided with the microbus around 11:45 am and fell into a ditch and got twisted. Shahin died on the spot.

Critically injured Falik was taken to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Zakiganj Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mosharraf Hossain said the microbus drive managed to flee with the vehicle. Police are working to identify the microbus, he said.

Source: United News of Bangladesh