Six people were killed and four others injured following head- on collision between a covered van and human hauler in Burir Dokan area of Chakaria upazila on Wednesday evening.
Four of the deceased are—Badiul Alam, 50, a resident of Harbang Nun Bazar area, Foraz Ahmed, 32, of Konakhali of the upazila, Amin. 48, a resident Lama upazila in Bandarban, and Minar Uddin, 23, of Amirabad area of Lohagara upazila of Chattogram district.
Md Anisur Rahman, in-charge of Chiringha Highway Police Outpost, said that the accident took place on Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar highway when the covered van collided with the human hauler ( locally named as Charpoka), leaving six passengers of the human hauler dead on the spot and four others injured.
After the collision, both the vehicles fell into a roadside ditch.
On information, Police recovered the bodies.
Besides, the injured were sent to Chattogram Medical College Hospital.