Two persons were killed and three others injured in a head-on collision between a microbus and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on the Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Feni on Friday, police said.
The deceased were identified as Jamal Hossain, 38, and Hasna Akter, 17. Both the deceased were originally from Alankar union of Cumilla’s Chouddagram upazila.
According to police, bride Farzana Akhar Koli was returning home from a beauty parlour with her relatives in the auto-rickshaw on Friday evening when the microbus crashed into the vehicle near the Madhbaria intersection.
The impact of the collision was such that the duo died on the spot. The third injured were rushed to Feni General Hospital by local residents. Farzana was later shifted to Chattogram Medical College Hospital as her condition worsened.
Feni Model Police Station officer-in-charge Nizam Uddin said the bodies were sent to the Feni General Hospital morgue for post-mortem. "Both the vehicles have been seized."