6 family members among 8 killed in Cumilla road crash
Published : Sunday, 18 August, 2019 at 2:34 PM Count : 259
Six family members among eight people were killed and another was injured as a bus rammed into a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Lalmai upazila of Cumilla district on Sunday.
The deceased were identified as hotel owner Jasim Uddin,45, hailed from Ghora Moydan village in Nangalkot upazila, his mother-in-law Sakina Begum,70, wife Selina Begum,40, sons Shipon,17, and Hridoy,15, daughter Nipu Akhter,13, his hotel employee Saimun Hossain, and auto-rickshaw driver Jamal Hossain,35.
Rifat, the lone family member and survivor in the accident, was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for better treatment.
Lalmai Highway Police outpost in-charge Ziaul Islam confirmed the matter.
Police and witnesses said a bus of 'Tisha Paribahan' smashed the three-wheeler in Jamtali area near Bagmara Bazar around 12:15pm, leaving five killed on the spot and leaving the children critically injured.
Three of the injured died at Baghmara Health Complex.
Updated at 20:28pm