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Road crash claims two lives in Ctg

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A collision involving a bus, a truck and a motorcycle in Patiya upazila of Chattogram district has resulted in the loss of two lives.

The incident occurred on the Chattogram-Cox's Bazar highway in the upazila's Kamal Munshi Haat area on Tuesday night, according to Inspector Bikash Sarker of Patiya Crossing police outpost.

The victims have been identified as 35-year-old Azizur Rahman, the motorcyclist, and 33-year-old Syed Alam, the truck driver's aide, reports bdnews24.com in its Facebook post.

Alam and the truck driver made a brief stop at a roadside restaurant, said Bikash. As they were heading back onto the highway, he motioned for an approaching motorcyle to stop.

However, a Chattogram-bound bus of SR Paribahan collided with the truck and the motorcycle behind it at a high speed.

Police have impounded the bus, but the driver managed to flee, according to Bikash. Authorities are preparing a case on the incident.

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