Printed on Mon Sep 26 2022 10:35:59 AM

2 killed, 5 injured in road accident

Staff Correspondent
Two passengers were killed and five others were injured when a truck hit them in Gobindaganj upazila of Gaibandha.

The accident took place at Fansitla on the Dhaka-Rangpur highway in the upazila on Monday, July 12 in the morning.

The deceased were identified as Abdus Quddus, 60, son of Enayet Ullah of Dhamrai in Dhaka and Moyez Mia, 40, of Savar.

According to locals, a pickup truck fell between two trucks heading towards the market on the hanging floor of the Dhaka-Rangpur highway.

Later, two trucks collided and the passengers in the pickup fell down. One person was killed on the spot when the truck hit him. Another died while undergoing treatment at the Upazila Health Complex. Five other injured passengers are undergoing treatment at Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College in Bogra.

Officer-in-charge (OC) of Gobindaganj Highway Police Station Khairul Islam confirmed the incident and said the dead and injured were cattle traders. They were using the pickup for business purposes.

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