B’baria road crash
Two people were killed when a truck rammed a covered van on Dhaka-sylhet highway in Bijoynagar upazila of Brahmanbaria district on Monday. The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately. Also read: Microbus torched after schoolboy hurt in N’ganj road accident The accident occurred in the afternoon when the Dhaka-bound truck hit a Sylhet-bound covered van near Islampur Police outpost, leaving two killed on the spot and two others injured, said Sukhendu Basu, officer-in-charge of Khatihata Highway Police. Also read: Battery-run rickshaw puller killed in city accident The injured were taken to a local hospital.
Three youths were killed as the motorbike carrying them collided with a pickup van on Wednesday night on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Bijoynagar upazila in Brahmanbaria district. The deceased were Antar Mia,19, Rabiul Islam,29, and Ananada Mia,20, residents of Birpasha village in the upazila. The Habiganj-bound motorcycle was hit by the pickup van coming from the opposite direction in the evening, leaving Antar and Rabiul dead on the spot, said police. Also read: 2 killed in Feni road accident Ananda Mia died on the way to Dhaka, said Md Shahjalal Alam, Officer-in-Charge of Khatihata Highway police station. He said the pickup van was seized but the driver managed to flee. The bodies were sent for autopsy, said the OC. Also read: 2 killed, 5 injured in Natore road accident
At least 25 people were killed and many others injured in road accidents in Habiganj, Brahmanbaria, Feni, Mymensingh, Cumilla, Dhaka and Panchagarh districts on Thursday night and Friday.