Three succumb to injuries in Cumilla, Khulna road crashes

Published: September 20, 2018 12:19:48 | Updated: September 21, 2018 11:34:52

Three people, including an old man, were killed in separate road accidents in Cumilla and Khulna districts on Thursday.

In Cumilla, the driver of a Chattogram-bound poultry-laden covered van died on the spot after being hit by a truck from behind at Korpai in Burichang upazila at around 7:30 am, said Mahabubur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Mainamati Highway Police Station.

The victim was identified as Abu Selim, son of Ajiuddin of Bharera village in the upazila.

In another incident, an unidentified man was killed in a road accident at Kalakachuain Burichang upazila early Thursday.

In Khulna, a septuagenarian man was killed when a motorcycle hit him in Paikgaccha upazila town on Thursday.

Aminul Islam, officer-in-charge of Paikgaccha Police Station, said Makbul Hossain, 70, sustained injuries when a motorbike hit him while crossing road at around 9:00 pm on Wednesday.

Later, he was taken to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries at around 9:30 am on Thursday, UNB reported.

The body was sent to Khulna Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy.

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