11 die & 33 injured in several road crashes on Satarday
08 March 2015, Nirapad News: In several road Crashes in Gopalganj, Bogra, Faridpur, Chittagong and Mymensingh districts, at least 10 people, including women and children, were killed and 33 others injured on Saturday.
In Gopalganj, two people died after a pickup van, carrying a dead body along with mourners, veered off after losing control and plunged into a roadside ditch in the morning. Ten others were injured in the accident that took place in Sadar Upazila’s Kongshur.
In Faridpur, the driver of a goods carrying three-wheeler died in Bhanga Upazila in the morning when it overturned. Bhanga police OC Nazmul Islam said the accident occurred around 9:30am at Baniachar village when the vehicle was on its way to the Sadar Upazila.
In Chittagong, a five-year old child was killed when a Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) garbage truck hit her in Hujur Baria area under Munir Nagar ward around 12:30 pm. The girl died on the spot, Bandar Police Station Sub-Inspector Shahinul Islam said. Residents of the area alleged that the CCC’s garbage trucks had hit and injured several other people in the same area on several earlier occasions.
In the northern district of Bogra, five people were crushed to death by a truck that plugged a cycle rickshaw, a cycle-van and a makeshift shop in Sadar Upazila around 10:30 am. At least 8 others were injured in the incident.
Two people were killed when a passenger carrying three-wheeler lost control and overturned at Muktagacha’s Montola Bazar of Mymensingh early Saturday. Fifteen others were injured in the crash.