Five killed in Comilla road crash
24 November 2015, Nirapad News: At least five people were killed and one injured as a truck knocked an auto-rickshaw on Comilla-Noakhali highway at Laksham by-pass intersection of the district Tuesday morning.
The deceased were identified as auto-rickshaw driver Jasim Uddin, 32, and passengers Rojina, 23, wife of one Sirajul Islam, hailed from Manoharganj Upazila, Nasrin, 30, daughter of one Ali Akkasm, Mohsena, 35, and passer-by Kalam, 35, hailed from Laksham Upazila.
Lalmai Highway Police outpost in-charge Sub-Inspector (SI) Lutfur Rahman told banglanews that a truck knocked an auto-rickshaw in the area around 7:00am, leaving Jasim Uddin, Rojina and Nasrin dead on the spot.
Mohsena and Kalam succumbed to their injuries at Laksham Upazila Health Complex and a local clinic while the injured Raju, 23, son of one Joynal Mia, hailed from Laksham Upazila was shifted to Comilla Medical College and Hospital, he added.