Chandpur road mishap leaves two dead

Dhaka,  Fri,  22 September 2017
Published : 02 Aug 2017, 10:12:15 | Updated : 02 Aug 2017, 13:47:09

Two killed, two injured in Chandpur road crash

Two persons were killed and two others sustained serious injuries when a Chandpur-bound passenger bus from Comilla hit a Hajiganj-bound CNG-run auto-rickshaw from Chandpur on Chandpur-Comilla regional highway in Devpur area of Sadar upazila on Tuesday evening.

The deceased have been identified as Makbul Hossain, 33, a domestic help of the injured one Maksuda Begum, and Moharram Bepari, 17, driver of the auto-rickshaw, hailed from Uttar Eacholy of Chandpur sadar, reports UNB.

The seriously injured are Maksuda Begum, 55, wife of Md Abu Yusuf, her son Robin, 30, residents of Tipu Sultan Road in Dhaka.

Sadar Model Police Station sub-inspector Trinath Saha said Makbul, Maksuda and her son Robin were heading to Hajiganj by a CNG-run auto-rickshaw.

When the auto-rickshaw reached Devpur area under Chandpur sadar, a Chandpur-bound bus from Comilla knocked down the three-wheeler, leaving Makbul dead on the spot and three others critically injured.

The injured were rushed to Chandpur General Hospital. Later, they were referred to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).

Moharram Bepari, one of the injured, succumbed to his injuries on his way to DMCH.

Both the vehicles were seized. However, the driver of the alleged killer bus fled away.

A case was filed in this connection.
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