Three killed in Natore road accident

NATORE, Three people were killed and seven others injured as a truck collided with a pickup van in Kachikata area under Gurudaspur upazila in Natore this morning.

The deceased were identified as Rakibul Islam, 24, a resident of Sirajganj Sadar upazila, and Ruhul Amin Pramanik, 52, and Kader Hossain Akand, 55, of Taras upazila.

Senior station officer of Natore and Fire service and Civil Defence Aktar Hamid Khan said the accident took place when the Natorebound goodsladen truck from Sirajganj hit a stationary pickup van from behind around 6:30 am, killing three workers, who were travelling by the van, on the spot.

On information, police rushed to the spot and recovered the bodies and sent those to a local hospital morgue for autopsy, he added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)