2 killed in separate accidents in Ctg
CHATTOGRAM, Oct 29, 2020 (BSS) – Two people were killed in separate road accidents in the district today.
In one accident, a CNG-run auto rickshaw driver was killed when a truck collided head-on with his auto rickshaw at 5:30 am at Kalabibi intersection of PAB road under Anwara upazila of the district.
The deceased was identified as Hanif, 66.
Kamruzzaman, Sub-Inspector of Anwara thana said the auto-rickshaw driver died on the spot. While a passenger of the auto-rickshaw was critically injured and rushed to Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH).
Police detained the truck but its driver managed to flee away.
In another accident, a covered van driver Earshad, 29, was killed as his vehicle fell into a ditch as he lost control over the steering.
Police said the accident occurred at Chhota Kumira area of Sitakunda upazila on Dhaka-Chattogram highway at 5 am today.
Fire service men with the help of locals recovered the body from the ditch and sent it to CMCH for autopsy.