Road crashes claim 6 lives in 3 districts
Six people were killed and three others injured in separate road accidents in Feni, Khulna and Lalmonirhat districts on Friday, reports UNB.
In Feni, two people were killed and three others injured when a truck rammed a covered van on Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Lemuabridge area of sadar upazila in the morning.
The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.
Akbar Hossain, sub-inspector of Highway police camp, said the Chattogram-bound truck from Dhaka hit the covered van from behind around 6:00am, leaving the truck driver and his helper dead on the spot and three others injured.
The injured were taken to a local hospital.
In Lalmonirhat, two people, including a minor boy, were killed as a bus hit them in sadar upazila.
The deceased are Abul Kashem, 42, helper of a truck driver and son of a certain Saidul Islam of Rangpur district and Samiul, 10, son of Samsul of the upazila.
Mahfuzur Rahman, officer-in-charge of sadar police station, said the bus of Haq Enterprise ran over the victims while they were standing beside a stationary truck which went out of order, leaving them dead on the spot around 8:00am.
The bodies were taken to sadar hospital morgue.
In Khulna, Nazrul Mollah, 42 and his wife Ayesha Khatun, 38 from Jaigirmahal in Koyra upazil were killed when a truck hit their motorbike on Khuln-Satkhira highway in Jhilerdanga of Dumuria upazila.
Habib Hasan, officer-in-charge of Dumuria police station, said the accident took place around 9:15am when the Satkhira-bound truck from Khulna hit the motorbike carrying the couple, leaving them dead on the spot.
On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to Khulna Medical College Hospital morgue.