At least four people were killed and 11 others were injured as a pickup van overturned at Chowmuhani Bazar of Begumganj upazila in Noakhali on Sunday morning.
The deceased were identified as Rubel Pervez, 40, Musa, 30, Md Nuru Mia, 40, and Moslem, 45; the all were construction workers.
Witness said that the pick-up van, carrying 17 workers, overturned as it tried to overtake a CNG run auto-rickshaw on Begumganj-Feni road around 6:30am, leaving 15 workers injured.
Police, fire fighters and local people took the injured to Begumganj Upazila Health Complex and Noakhali General Hospital, said Harun-or-Rashid, officer-in-charge of Begumganj police station.
Rubel died from his injuries at Begumganj Upazila Health Complex and three others died at Noakhali General Hospital.
The injured are — Sohel, 22, Alauddin, 26, Mizan, 36, Anwar, 45, Belal Hossain, 40, Rasel, 26, Jahan Uddin, 35, Nasir Gazi, 60, Lalu, 50, Milon, 27, and Muzibul Haq Gazi, 30.
Of them, Mizan, Milon, Jahan and Nasir were in a critical condition and Nasir and Milon were shifted to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital, the OC added.
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