Two die as truck falls into ditch

Published: February 25, 2018 14:33:30 | Updated: February 26, 2018 15:24:43

Two people died and a third was injured after a truck fell into a ditch from a bridge that collapsed in Sunmanganj.

The incident has been reported from Chhatak Upazila of the north-eastern district.

The victims were riding a truck on Bailey Bridge in Lakshmibaor that collapsed early on Sunday, said Sunamganj Additional Superintendent of Police Md Habibullah.

The truck fell off the bridge killing two people -- Hamid Mia, 30 and Abul Kalam, 25 -- on the spot, he said, reports bdnews24.

The truck driver, who is yet to be identified, was rushed to MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital in Sylhet with serious injuries, he added.

The truck was headed to Boglabazar in Sunamganj.

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