Pick-up van rams into truck in Gazipur, killing one

Published: August 05, 2018 11:56:36 | Updated: August 05, 2018 15:28:07

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A pick-up van has rammed into a parked truck in Gazipur’s Sadar Upazila, killing a man instantly and injuring five others amid an ongoing student campaign for safe roads.

The accident took place in the Member Bari area on the Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway around 5:15am on Sunday, said Md Alamin, an officer of Sreepur Fire Station.

The man has been identified as Lalchan Miah, 32, a resident of Jarakhola area in Sirajganj’s Shahzadpur, reports bdnews24.

“A pick-up van was heading from Savar to Mymensingh. The driver lost control of the vehicle and smashed into a parked truck, leaving one dead on the spot, said Alamin.

The firefighters recovered the injured and took them to a local hospital.  

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