Dhaka, Bangladesh
14 killed in road crashes in six dists

14 killed in road crashes in six dists

At least 14 people were killed and 22 others injured in road traffic accidents in five districts, reports bdnews24.com Mymensingh suffered the highest casualties, where four people died after a bus plunged into a pond on Friday. Ishwarganj Police Station OC Badrul Alam said the driver lost control on the way to Bhairab while overtaking a bicycle around 10am. At least 19 injured in the accident were sent to Ishwarganj Health Complex and Mymensingh Medical College Hospital. In Natore, three motorcycle riders died when a bus ran over it in Hatikumrul on Natore-Bonparha Highway around 12:30pm, Gurudaspur Police Station OC Dilip Kumar Das said. Two passengers of a rickshaw van in Madaripur died when a truck ran over the three-wheeler at Sadar Upazila in the afternoon, injuring two others, Sadar Police Station OC Kamrul Hasan said. In Feni’s Sadar Upazila, two people died and another was injured when a covered-van hit a pick-up truck parked on the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway around 4am. Muhuriganj Police Camp Sub-Inspector Md Mahbubul Alam said the three victims were the driver of the pick-up truck and his two assistants. The injured person was admitted to Chittagong Medical College Hospital in a ‘critical’ condition, he said. An ambulance ran over and killed a 9-year-old girl in Bhola on the road to Charfashion around 12pm, Borhanuddin Police Station OC Asim Kumar Sikder said. In Gazipur, a human-hauler vehicle ran over and killed a man on the Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway at Jainabazar around 12pm, Mawna Highway Police Station OC Delwar Hossain said. A young man had died on the same highway at Garhgarhia earlier in the morning after being run over by a vehicle, the OC added.

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