3 killed in Cumilla road accident

Staff Correspondent
4 April 2021, Sun
Published: 03:39

3 killed in Cumilla road accident

At least three people were killed and four others injured in a head-on collision between a truck and a battery-run auto-rickshaw.

The incident took place in Sadar Upazila of Cumilla on Sunday morning.

The deceased were identified as Helal Mia (61), Matin Mia (64) and Abdul Quader (69).

Officer-in-charge (OC) of Cumilla Kotwali Model Police Station Anwarul Haque confirmed the matter and said to media that the truck collided with the auto-rickshaw carrying the victims coming from opposite direction at south corner of Palpara Bridge around 9 am, leaving two dead on the spot and five others injured.

Later, the injured were taken to Cumilla Medical College and Hospital where another man succumbed to his injuries, he added.

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