Sirajgan road accidents claim 3 lives
Three people, including a woman and her son, were killed and eight others injured in separate road accidents at Kamarkhand and Ullapara upazilas in Sirajganj district on Sunday night.
The deceased were identified as Monwara Begum, 45, a resident of Masimpur Mahalla under Sirajganj municipality, and her son Nayon Hossain, 22, and Anwarul Islam, 46.
Quoting witnesses, Bangabandhu Bridge West Police Station sub-inspector (SI) Md Abdul Majid said a speeding truck hit a battery-run van at Nalka Bridge area under Kamarkhand upazila, leaving the woman and her son dead on the spot, and her daughter Israt Jahan injured.
Meanwhile, Hatikumrul Highway Police Station SI Md Abdullahil Baki said a bus rammed into a tractor on the Hatikumrul-Banpara highway at Khalkula Bazar area under Ullapara upazila, leaving the tractor driver Anwarul dead on the spot, and seven others injured.
The injured were admitted to a local hospital, he added.