Four die in Manikganj, Khulna road crashes

Published: March 15, 2019 12:53:29 | Updated: March 15, 2019 20:28:56


At least four people have been killed and three others injured in two separate road accidents in Manikganj and Khulna districts.

In Manikganj, three people were killed after a truck hit a pick-up van on Dhaka-Aricha Highway at Nayadingi in Saturia upazila in the morning.

The deceased were identified as pick-up van driver Chan Mia, 28, from Rangpur, Zillur Rahmn, 30, and Hamidur Rahman, 30, of Jashore's Keshabpur upazila, according to UNB reports.

Highway police said the accident took place around 7:30am when the goods-laden truck hit the pick-up van transporting poultry, killing two on the spot and injuring the driver.

Chan Mia succumbed to his injuries when he was being taken to Manikganj District Hospital, said Lutfur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Golra highway Police.

In Khulna, a woman was killed and three others were injured when a bus hit a van on Khulna-Satkhira road in Dumuria upazila's Chuknagar in the morning.

The deceased was identified as Fatima Begum, 44, daughter of Abdul Barik of Jashore.

The accident took place around 8:00am when the Khulna-bound bus from Satkhira hit the van, carrying four people, killing one on the spot, said Abdul Baten, assistant sub-inspector of Chuknagar Highway Police.The injured were taken to a local hospital.

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