August 10, 2022, 6:13 pm
Companiganj / Sylhet / Representative /
A head-on collision between a freight truck and a CNG-powered autorickshaw took place at Companyganj in Sylhet. The mother and son died in the incident. Three more were seriously injured. They are all known to be members of the same family. The injured are being treated at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital.
The tragic road accident took place at Telikhal in Companiganj upazila on Friday (June 24) morning.
The deceased were identified as Hanufa Begum, 42, wife of Angraj Miah of Islampur village and her son Shafiqul Islam, 5.
It is learned that a speeding freight truck leaving Sylhet reached Telikhal of the upazila on Friday morning and collided head-on with an autorickshaw coming from the opposite direction. The mother and son died on the spot and three others were seriously injured. Locals rescued the injured and sent them to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital.
Companiganj Police Inspector (Investigation) Fayez Ahmed confirmed the incident.