Couple, daughter killed in Bogura road accident
A couple and their minor daughter were killed and several others injured as a bus hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on the Bogura-Rangpur highway in Bogura district on Saturday.
The deceased were identified as Ashraf Uddin, 50, his wife Parul Begum, 42, their one and a half-month-old daughter, hailed from Saghata upazila in Gaibandha district.
Gobindaganj Highway Police Station officer in-charge (OC) Khairul Islam said a Rangpur-bound passenger bus coming from opposite direction rammed into the auto-rickshaw carrying the trio in Hatibandha area in the morning, leaving the couple dead on the spot and the child critically injured.
The injured was rushed to Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.
The couple was going to Bogura district town t see doctor for their daughter.
Meanwhile, the auto-rickshaw driver and another of its passenger are also undergoing treatment at the hospital while arround 15 passengers of the bus also received minor injuries. Most of them received first aid.
Police seized the vehicles, but the bus driver and its helper fled the scene.