|Published : 17 Sep 2016, 11:19:18 | Updated : 17 Sep 2016, 11:22:15|
Mother, child among four killed in Tangail road crash
Four people, including a woman and her child, were killed and 13 more people injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck at Kurni on the Dhaka-Tangail Highway on Saturday morning.
Three of the deceased were identified as Rahima Begum, 32, a resident of Rajarhat upazila of Kurigram district, her son Bayzid, 7, and Salma Begum, 24, wife of Mominur Rahman, of Mohadebpur village in Ulipur upazila of Kurigram district.
Officer-in-charge of Gorai Highway Police Station Khalilur Rahman Patwary said a passenger carrying bus was going to Dhaka from Kurigram in the morning.
When the bus reached Kurni, it collided head-on with a Tangail-bound truck around 7am, leaving the woman and the child dead on the spot and 15 other people injured.
The injured were whisked off to hospital where Salma and an unidentified young man succumbed to their injuries, the OC added, according to a news agency.