Two killed in separate crashs on Dhaka-Aricha Highway
13 February 2016, Nirapad News: Two persons were killed and 21 injured in separate road accidents on the Dhaka-Aricha Highway under Manikganj Sadar upazila of the district today.
The deceased were Ummey Tanha Tuktuki, 4, daughter of Nazrul Islam of Gobindopur village under Monirampur of Jessore district and Meghla Biswas,14.
Police said Tuktuki died on the spot and 20 others, including Tuktuki’s mother, were injured when a Jessore-bound passengers bus fell into a roadside ditch near Muljan village as its driver lost control over the steering.
Most of the wounded were admitted to Manikganj Sadar Hospital.
Besides, the another accident occurred near at Tepra bus stand area when a Dhaka-bound covered van hit a rickshaw from behind, leaving rickshaw passenger Meghla dead on the spot and injuring her younger sister Barsha Biswas, 4, seriously.
Local people nabbed the driver and helper of the covered van and handed them over to the police.
Two separate cases were filed with Manikganj and Shibalaya Police Stations in these connections.