Two die in Gazipur road crash

Published: July 24, 2018 15:17:10 | Updated: July 24, 2018 21:32:47

At least two passengers of an auto-rickshaw were killed when a speeding bus hit it from behind on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway at Teknagarparea in Gazipur city on Monday night.

The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.

Quoting locals, Azaduzzaman, in-charge of Nawzor Highway Police Outpost, said a Mymensingh-bound bus hit the auto-rickshaw at around 10:00 pm, leaving six passengers injured.

Police in association with local people took them to Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College Hospital where the on-duty doctors declared two of them dead, UNB reported.

The rest were referred to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for better treatment, the official added.

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