7 die in Mymensingh road crash
MYMENSINGH August 8 (BSS)- Seven persons including three of a same family were killed in a road accident at Roychora area on Muktagachha- Jamalpur road in the district this afternoon.
Officer- in -Charge (OC) of Muktagachha thana Biplop Kumar said the accident took place when a Jamalpur-bound bus from Dhaka rammed into a three wheeler CNG run auto rickshaw, instantly killing four passengers at around 4:15pm .
Three passengers who were critically injured in the accident died on their way to hospital, police and eyewitnesses said .
OC said the accident happened when Jamalpur bound bus collided head on with a CNG coming from opposite direction at 3.45 pm killing four Persons on the spot including CNG driver .
On hearing the news police rushed to spot and recover the bodies.
Six persons were identified as Nur Islam 35, his wife Taslima 26, and her daughter Liza Akhter 12 , Nuzrul islam 30, Saidul Islam 45 , Nazal Islam 50 and CNG driver Aladul 38
Shortly after the incident police in collaboration with the locals arrested the driver Kamal Hossain of the bus .
A case was filed with Muktagachha police station in this connection.
BSS/CORR/SKB/ 1934 hrs .