2 killed as lorry rams auto-rickshaw in Chandpur
Two people, including an auto-rickshaw driver, were killed and another one was injured as a oil-laden lorry smashed the vehicle in Faridganj upazila of Chandpur district on Tuesday morning.
The deceased were identified as Ruma Begum, 30, a resident of Charborali village, and CNG-run auto-rickshaw driver Jahangir of Raypur upazila.
Local sources said front wheel of the oil-laden lorry of Meghna Oil punctured on way to Faridganj from Laxmipur's Raypur around 7:45am. Later, it rammed into the auto-rickshaw and then fell on a roadside ditch that left three seriously injured.
The trio were rushed to Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctors declared two dead. Injured Mamun was sent to Chandpur Sadar Hospital for better treatment.
Subroto Saha, physician of Faridganj Upazila Health Complex, confirmed the death news of the two.