Road crashes kill 4 including woman, daughter
At least four people including a mother and her daughter were killed in separate road accidents in Munshiganj, Rangamati and Gazipur districts on Monday, reports UNB.
In Munshiganj, the woman and her daughter were killed when a car rammed into them on thw Mawa-Kabutorkhola Road in Jalasdia of Louhajang upazila around 10:30am.
The deceased were Parvin Begum, 35, wife of Mizan Hawladar of Mehendimandal area in the upazila, and her daughter Samia Begum, 3.
Officer-in-charge of Louhajang police station Monir Hossain said that the victims were injured as a speeding car hit them. The toddler was declared dead after being taken to Upazila Health Complex and the mother died on the way to Mitford Hospital in Dhaka, he said.
Locals alleged that Fahat Khan, son of Ashraf Hossain Khan, chairman of Medenimandal union was driving the car which hit the victims.
In Rangamati, an elderly man was killed and five others injured when a CNG-run auto-rickshaw fell into a hilly shaft as its driver lost control over the wheels in Gamari Bazar area of Rajasthali upazila.
The deceased was Rupona Sen, 65, mother of Bishwajit Sen, lecturer of Rajasthali College.
Rajasthali OC SM Mahbubul Alam said the auto-rickshaw driver lost control over his vehicle on the way to Chandraghona around 11:00am.
Three people among the injured were members of a family and all of them were sent to Chattogram Medical College Hospital, he said.
In Gazipur, a pedestrian was killed as a bus crushed him while crossing the road on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway at MC Bazar Bus stand at 7:00am.
The deceased was Azim Bhuiyan, son of Sattar Bhuiyan, said sub-inspector of Mawna highway police.
In another accident, four people were injured as a truck overturned when its driver lost control over the wheels in Ipshagate area on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway.
The injured were sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.