Three die in Kushtia road crash

Published: August 22, 2018 18:07:08 | Updated: August 23, 2018 15:22:02


At least three people including a child were killed in a head-on collision between a truck and a three-wheeler on Kushta-Jhenaidah highway in Bottala area on Wednesday noon, reports UNB.

Two of the deceased were identified as Shahbul, 12, of Daulatpur Upazila and Shipon, 28, of Alamdanga Upazila in Chuadanga district while the identity of the child could not be known immediately.

Eyewitnesses said the accident took place as a Kushtia bound truck hit the three-wheeler at around 02:00 pm, leaving two dead on the spot and injuring four others.

Later, one of them died at Kushtia General Hospital while undergoing treatment.

On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to the hospital.

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