Patuakhali road mishap kills trucker, helper

Published: November 28, 2017 11:39:21 | Updated: November 28, 2017 15:29:53


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The driver and his helper of a Barguna-bound vegetable-laden truck were killed when the vehicle plunged into a roadside ditch on Patuakhli-Kolapara road in Patuakhli Sadar upazila on Tuesday morning.

The accident occurred when the trucker lost control over the wheels, skidded off the road and fell into the ditch around 6:00 am, said Mustafizur Rahman, Officer-in-Charge of Sadar Police Station.

Tipped off, Police recovered the bodies of the driver Abul Hossain (35), and his helper Kalam (32) from the spot, according to a local news agency.

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