Separate road crashes kill three in Sirajganj

Published: October 12, 2017 13:43:45 | Updated: October 25, 2017 02:53:15


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Three people, including an elderly woman, were killed and three others sustained injuries in separate road crashes in Kamarkhan and Kazipur upazilas of Sirajganj district on Thursday.

Officer-in-charge at Bangabandhu Bridge West Police Station, Mohammad Daud said, two people died and three others were injured in a head-on collision between two trucks at Shimanta Bazar in Kamarkhand upazila early Thursday.

One of the deceased was identified as Nazrul Islam (35), a helper of a truck driver of Naogaon district.

The accident occurred around 1:30 am when a Dhaka-bound rice-laden truck from Naogaon collided head-on with a goods-laden truck coming from opposite direction, leaving one dead the spot and four others injured, said OC.

The injured were rushed to Sirajganj General Hospital where Nazrul succumbed to his injuries.

Sahara Begum (60) of Goal Bathan village in Kazipur upazila was killed in another incident when a motorcycle hit her while crossing the Sirajganj-Kazipur road at Sahara Bazar in the upazila early Thursday, reports UNB.

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