3 killed in Mymensingh, Tangail road accidents

Staff Correspondent | Published: 19:24, Sep 22,2019 | Updated: 01:32, Sep 23,2019


At least three people were killed and three were injured in two separate road accidents in Tangail and Mymensingh on Sunday.

All the victims were passengers and drivers of three-wheelers. 

New Age Correspondent in Tangail reported that two people died on the spot and one was injured in a head-on collision of a bus and an easy bike on Bhuapur –Tarakandi road at Garbari area under Bhuapur upazila in the noon.

The deceased were passengers of the easy bike and the critically injured person was the driver of the vehicle, said Bhuapur police station sub inspector Md Liton Miah.

One of the deceased was identified as Liakat Ali Khan, 55, son of Abdullah Khan of Jagatpura village under Bhuapur upazila in the district while another was a female age around 50 years.

Liton Miah said that a bus on Shakhipur-Gopalpur route collided with the battery-run easy bike from the opposite side.

The injured was taken to the Bhuapur upazila health complex from where he was referred to Tangail Sheikh Hasina Medical College Hospital, he said.

Police seized the bus but its driver and his assistant was managed to escape, he added.

Our Correspondent in Mymensingh reported that a CNG-run auto-rickshaw driver died on the spot and two passengers were injured when a bus hit the auto-rickshaw in front of Rupchandrapur Fifo auto rice mill at Tarakanda in the noon.

The deceased was identified as Raza Mia, 32, son of Lal Mia from Nitarashi village under the upazila.

Tarakanda police station sub inspector Khandakar Al Mamun said that after hitting the auto the Imam Service bus escaped from the scene.

The injured were rushed to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital.

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