RANGPUR Three persons were killed and three others
injured in a road accident at Bachhurbandha point on the Rangpur-Saidpur
highway in Taraganj upazila of the district today.
The accident occurred when a Saidpur-bound night coach from Dhaka hit a
Rangpur-bound ambulance in the area from opposite directions at 7:30 am
killing two persons aboard the ambulance on the spot and injuring four
Driver of the night coach lost control over the steering after one of
its front wheels punctured and hit the ambulance causing the mishap,
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Taraganj Highway Police Station Golam Kibria told
Being informed, police rushed to the spot, rescued the injured persons
and sent them to Rangpur Medical College Hospital where the injured driver of
the ambulance succumbed around 11 am.
The deceased ambulance passengers were identified as Sathi Akhter, 25,
and Biplob Hossain, 25, of Thakurgaon Sadar upazila and ambulance driver
Rubel, 25, of Pirganj upazila in Thakurgaon district OC Kibria said.
Police seized the ill-fated vehicles and a case was filed in this
connection with Taraganj police station.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)