Road crash in Habiganj: 6 dead, 11 injured
HABIGANJ, Dec 16, 2014 Nirapad News : Six persons were killed and 11 others injured this morning in a road accident at Sutang here on Dhaka-Sylhet Highway.
Of the deceased, three were identified as Nukul Bibi, wife of Harichh Mia of Rahmatpur Village under Baniachang Upazila, their daughter Ambia Khatun and Babar Mia, of Srimangal Upazila in Moulvibazar district.
The accident took place around 7:30 in the morning while a truck and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw collided head on due to dense fog, highway police and witnesses said.
A jeep and a tractor also hit the accident affected vehicles from behind. Two passengers of the auto-rickshaw died on the spot and at least 15 persons suffered critical burn injuries in the incident, the sources said.
Soon after the injured were rushed to the Habiganj Sadar Hospital, the on-duty physicians pronounced dead four of the injured persons.