Medical &Health

Two die in Cumilla road crash

Two people were killed and two others injured when a bus crashed into a three-wheeler on the busy Dhaka-Chattogram Highway in Cumilla district on Thursday.


The deceased were identified as Joynal Abedin, 35, son of Siraj Haque, and Imran Hossain, 30, son of Alfu Mia of Sadar Dakkhin upazila. All the victims were occupants of the battery-run three-wheeler.


The accident occurred in the Beltoli area of the upazila around 8am when the Dhaka-bound bus of ‘Econo Paribahan’ coming from Chattogram hit the three-wheeler at high speed, said Akul Chandra Biswas, officer-in-charge of Mainamati Highway Police Station.


The impact of the accident left two of the four occupants dead on the spot and two others injured, he said. “The injured are being treated at Cumilla Medical College and Hospital.”


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Police have seized the bus. “Efforts are on to identify and nab its driver,” the OC said.


Source: United News of Bangladesh