4 dead in Narsingdi road accident
Four people died and five others suffered injuries in a road accident in Raipura upazila of Narsingdi early today (October 2, 2022).
Three of the deceased were identified as Siddik Mia (55), Md Siddik (62), and Abul Kalam (40), our local correspondent reports quoting Nur Hossain, sub-inspector (SI) of Bhairab Highway Police.
Highway police and locals said a vegetable-laden truck from Dhaka was heading towards Kishoreganj's Bhairab area.
While crossing Mahmudabad area on Dhaka-Sylhet highway, the truck hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw, leaving two of its passengers dead on the spot.
Then, the truck driver lost control of the vehicle and ploughed through a vegetable market, leaving one vendor dead on the spot and six injured.
On information, police and local fire service members reached the spot and recovered the bodies of three people.
Later, another person died on the way to the hospital.
Locals have sent five injured people to different hospitals, the SI said.
Police seized the truck but its driver managed to flee, the SI added.