Three killed as lorry overturns on pothole-riddled road

United News of Bangladesh | Published: 13:04, Aug 13,2017

 
 

Three people were killed as a container lorry overturned and rammed a Compressed Natural Gas-run auto-rickshaw on Nimtola Biswa Road under Bandar police station in Chittagong city on Sunday morning.

Details of the victims — driver of the auto-rickshaw and two of its passengers — could not be known immediately as rescue operation was still underway.

Mainul Hasan, officer-in-charge of the police station, said the lorry overturned as its driver lost control over the steering for pothole-riddled road and rammed the auto-rickshaw around 11:00am, leaving three people dead on the spot.

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