3 killed in Rangamati bridge collapse

Staff Correspondent
12 January 2021, Tue
Published: 10:06 Updated: 02:30

3 killed in Rangamati bridge collapse

At least three people have been killed as a truck plunged into a ditch in Rangamati.

The incident took place in Kutubchhari area of Rangamati Sadar Upazila on Tuesday morning following the collapse of a bailey bridge.

The accident also snapped road communication on Rangamati-Khagrachhari road. 

The details about the deceased could not be known immediately.

Kabir Hossain, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station, said that the accident took place when the stone-laden truck collapsed in the ditch around 7 am, leaving the trio dead on the spot.