May 17, 2022, 4:47 am
Mymensingh Representative /
Five passengers were killed in a truck-autorickshaw collision at Mymensingh’s Trishal.
Trishal Police Station OC Main Uddin said another person was injured in the accident at Rampur on Trishal-Balipara road around 9:15 am on Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Abdus Sattar, 40, son of Abdul Hekim of Rampur village and Kalimuddin, 70, of Baupur village, Mina Begum, 45, wife of Azharul Haque, Sohrab Uddin, 50, son of Abdur Rahman and Salam Nabi, 35. The name of the injured person was not immediately available.
The OC said a CNG-powered autorickshaw from Trishal Upazila Sadar was carrying passengers to Balipara. On the way, the autorickshaw collided head-on with a sand truck coming from the opposite direction. Two passengers of the autorickshaw were killed on the spot. The other four were rushed to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital where they succumbed to their injuries.
Main Uddin said the truck was seized after the accident but the driver escaped. Preparations are underway to take legal action in this case.