The death toll from Cox’s Bazar road accident has risen to three as a injured woman succumbed to her injuries.
The deceased were identified as dumper driver Mohammad Manik, 26 and labourer Tarekul Islam Babu, 22, residents of the upazila; and Mamtaz Ahmed, 28.
Earlier, a bus of Saudia Paribahan and soil-laden dumper collided head-on in Madrasa Gate area of Baraitali union in Chakaria upazila, leaving two dead on the spot and five passengers of the bus.
Four injured persons are undergoing treatment at local Upazila Health Complex while Mamtaz Ahmed was shifted to Chattogram Medical College Hospital in critical condition where she succumbed to the injuries.
Chakaria’s Baniarchara Chiringa Highway Police OC Md Anisur Rahman said a case was filed in this connection and the vehicles were seized.