1 dead, 7 injured as tourist vehicle overturns on Cox’s Bazar Marine Drive
One person was dead and seven were injured when a vehicle carrying tourists overturned on Cox’s Bazar Marine Drive around 10 pm on Friday (January 06, 2023). The deceased was identified as Momotaz Begum, 60, from old Dhaka’s Wari area. Quoting the survivors, Anwarul, officer-in-charge (OC) of Ramu police station, said the accident occurred when the driver of the vehicle — carrying 12 tourists, returning to Cox’s Bazar from Inani — lost control of the wheels. The vehicle overturned on Marine Drive near Himchari police station last night, leaving eight people, including the driver, injured. Read More: Life insurance official cushed under train in Khilgaon The identities of the others injured could not be confirmed immediately but all the victims are relatives. On information, police with the help of locals rescued the victims and sent them to Cox’s Bazar District Sadar Hospital. Police also seized the vehicle and kept it at Himchari police station. “Momotaz Begum died on the way to the hospital. The injured are currently undergoing treatment and three of them are in critical condition”, the OC said. Read More: Narail boat capsize: Death toll climbs to 5.
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