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Truck-CNG collision leaves one dead in Bogura

Published : Wednesday, 22 March, 2023 at 5:33 PM  Count : 373

Truck-CNG collision leaves one dead in Bogura

Truck-CNG collision leaves one dead in Bogura


A man was killed and four others were injured as a CNG-run auto-rickshaw collided head-on with a truck on Naogaon-Bogura regional highway at Sadar upazila of Bogura district on Wednesday morning.

The accident took place at Haatkhola area under Erulia union of the upazila at around 10 am.
The deceased was identified as the auto-rickshaw driver Md Liton, 40, son of Khorshed Alam, a resident of Muroil village under Kahalu upazila of the district.

Quoting locals, Bogura Sadar Police Station officer-in-charge Nur-E-Alam Siddique said a Naogaon-bound CNG run auto-rickshaw collided head-on with a Bogura-bound truck when it was attempting to overtake a car, leaving five persons critically injured.

Locals rushed them to Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College and Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared Liton dead.

Being informed, police went there and seized the truck and auto-rickshaw but the driver and helper of the truck managed to flee the scene, he said.

Legal steps would be taken in this regard, the OC added.

SA



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