BSS-47 7 die in Mymensingh road crash





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 .