Update March 1, 2021

Dhaka 5-25 am, 05-August, 2021

Woman, granddaughter killed in city road crash

Mirajul Moin Joy

PA woman and her granddaughter were killed when a speeding truck hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Rupnagar Police Station area in the city on Monday morning.

The deceased were identified as Salma Begum, a resident of Balur Math area under Adabor Police Station, and her granddaughter Rinita, 12.

Rupnagar Police Station sub-inspector (SI) Lokman Hossain said the truck hit the auto-rickshaw at Rupnagar Beribadh area at about 6:00am, leaving Rinita dead on the spot and three others–her grandmother Salma, and sister Rita, and the auto-rickshaw driver–injured.

Later, Salma succumbed to her injuries while undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

The other injured were admitted to National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (NITOR), the SI added.

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