Sirajganj road crashes kill three

United News of Bangladesh | Published: 13:31, Oct 12,2017


Three people, including an elderly woman, were killed and three others injured in separate road crashes in Kamarkhan and Kazipur upazilas in Sirajganj on Thursday.

Mohammad Daud, officer-in-charge of Bangabandhu Bridge West Police Station, said two people were killed and three others injured in a head-on collision between two trucks at Shimanta Bazar in Kamarkhand upazila early Thursday.

One of the deceased was identified as Nazrul Islam, 35, a helper of a truck driver of Naogaon.

The accident took place around 1:30am when a Dhaka-bound rice-laden truck from Naogaon collided head-on with a goods-laden truck coming from opposite direction, leaving one killed on the spot and four others injured, said OC.

The injured were taken to Sirajganj General Hospital where the doctors declared Nazrul dead.

In another incident, Sahara Begum, 60, of Goal Bathan village in Kazipur upazila was killed when a motorcycle hit her on Sirajganj-Kazipur road while crossing the road at Sahara Bazar in the upazila early Thursday.

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