December 2, 2021, 10:03 am
Trishal / Mymensingh / Correspondent :
Two people have been killed in a head-on collision between a private car and a van at Mymensingh’s Trishal. The accident took place on Boiler-Kalirbazar road in Boiler area of the upazila around 12:30 pm on Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as van driver Syed Ali, 48, and raw material trader Atiqul Islam, 50. Syed Ali is the son of late Abdul Gani of Shingrail village in Kanthal union of the upazila. The house of the deceased Atiqul Islam is also in Banagram area of the same union. He is the son of the late Pir Box Sher of the area.
According to police and family sources of the victims, Atiqul Islam, a raw material trader of Boiler Bazar, was returning home in a van on Tuesday night. When the van carrying him reached Boiler on Boiler-Kalirbazar road at around 12.30 pm, it collided head-on with a private car coming from the opposite direction. The van driver Syed Ali was killed on the spot.
Locals rescued Atiqul Islam in critical condition and admitted him to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital. When his condition deteriorated there, the on-duty doctor referred Atiqul to Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Atiqul Islam also died at around 4 am on his way to Dhaka for better treatment.
Trishal Police Station OC Main Uddin said the bodies of the deceased have been handed over to their families. The private car responsible for the accident has been seized from the spot.