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Three die as bus rams into auto-rickshaw

Published: September 23, 2019 10:45:04 | Updated: September 23, 2019 14:26:20


Three people were killed and three others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and an auto-rickshaw at Citholia in Nakla upazila of Sherpur district on Sunday evening.

Two of the deceased were identified as auto-rickshaw driver Billal Hossain, 22, and Habibur Rahman, 50, of Geramara village in Jamalpur while the identity of the other victim could not be known yet, reports a news agency.

Police and locals said six people were severely injured when a passenger bus from Sherpur rammed into an auto-rickshaw around 7:00pm at Citholia.

Locals took the injured to Nakla Upazila Health Complex where Billal succumbed to his injuries. Two others died at Mymensingh Medical College Hospital (MMCH) around 10:00pm.

Three of the injured are being treated at MMCH, police said.

Md Alamgir Shah, officer-in-charge of Nakla Police Station, said they are trying to seize the bus and arrest its driver.

 

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