Road accidents kill 6
Published : Sunday, 3 June, 2018 at 9:57 AM Count : 1264
Six people were killed and at least nine others wounded in separate road accidents in Sirajganj and Shariatpur on Saturday night and Sunday morning.
In Shariatpur, three workers were killed and six others injured as a truck plunged into a roadside ditch in Khelsi area of Sadar upazila on Saturday night.
The deceased were identified as Md Rahmat Hossain, 40, Naim Hossain, 25, and Idris, 60, a residents of Chetua area in Ashasuni upazila of Satkhira.
Niaz Mohammad, deputy assistant director of Shariatpur Fire Service and Civil Defence, the driver of a paddy-laden truck carrying 12 workers lost control over the steering and plunged into a roadside ditch around 10:30pm, leaving the trio dead on the spot and six others wounded.
The injured were admitted to Shariatpur Sadar Hospital.
In Sirajganj, three people were killed and three others wounded when a truck collided head-on with a covered van around 7:30am Sunday on the Pabna-Bogura highway in Raiganj uapzila.
The identities of the deceased could not be known yet.