Three killed in Chokoria road crash
29 September 2015, Nirapad News: At least three, including a woman and a child, were killed and 10 injured as a salt-laden truck and a tourist-carrying microbus collided in Chokoria upazila of Cox’s Bazar district on Monday afternoon.
Five persons among the injured were sustaining burn injuries.
Identities of the victims could not be known immediately.
Locals said that the accident took place as a Chittagong-bound salt-laden truck and a Cox’s Bazar-bound tourist microbus collided at Goalmara of Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar highway around 1:30pm.
After the accident fire caught the microbus leaving five people burnt. Five more people were also injured in the accident, they added.
Among the injured, three were rushed to Chittagong Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) and the others were admitted at the local hospital.
Chokoria Thana officer-in-charge (OC) Prabhash Chandra Dhar confirmed the matter.