Road accident kills two in Cumilla

CUMILLA Two persons were killed and two others

injured in a road accident at Sujatpur bridge near Chiora union on the Dhaka-

Chittagong Highway in Chauddagram upazila here this morning.

The deceased were identified as Saiful Islam, 33, and his pregnant wife

Rumi Akhter, 19.

Sub-Inspector (SI) of Miabari Highway Police Outpost Abu Bakkar Siddique

said the accident occurred when a Noakhali-bound microbus fell into a

roadside ditch as its driver lost control over the steering, leaving the duo

dead on the spot.

Highway police and fire service officials rushed to the spot, rescued the

bodies and sent the injured to Chauddagram Upazila Health Complex.

Later, the injured driver shifted to Cumilla Medical College as his

condition deteriorated and the bodies have been kept in the hospital morgue,

the police outpost officials confirmed.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)