Two people were killed and three others injured in a collision between a truck and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on Mymensingh-Netrakona road in Charpara Madrasa area under Gouripur upazila of the district last night.
The deceased are CNG run auto-rickshaw driver Humayun, 20, son of Rashid, resident of Beltali Dakshinpara area of Sidhla union of Gouripur upazila and Rubel Miah, 32, son of Abdul Sattar, resident of Beltoli Maddhyapara area of the upazila.
The accident occurred in the Charpara Madrasa area when a sand-laden truck collided head-on with a Shyamganj-bound CNG-run auto-rickshaw coming from the opposite direction around 10:30pm last night, leaving the CNG driver dead on the spot and four passengers of his vehicle injured, officer-in-charge (OC) of Gouripur Police Station Md Mahmudul Islam said.
The injured were taken to Mymensingh Medical College and Hospital, where the on-duty doctor declared Rubel Miah dead.
Police seized the truck but its driver managed to flee the scene, he said
A case was filed in the connection, the OC added.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha