Pickup van, truck collision leaves two dead in Gazipur

Published: July 29, 2018 13:14:59 | Updated: July 30, 2018 13:39:26


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At least two people were killed and six others injured in a head-on collision between a pickup van and a truck on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway at Ansar More area in Gazipur’s Sreepur upazila early Sunday.

One of the deceased was identified as Tarajul Islam of Pirganj upazila.

Delwar Hossain, officer-in-charge of Maona Highway Police, said a Dhaka bound truck collided head-on with the pickup, leaving two passengers of the pickup van injured.

Locals took them to Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College Hospital where the duty doctor declared them dead, UNB reported.

The other injured victims were referred to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for better treatment, the OC added.

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