Road crashes kill six, injure 73

December 29, 2010

Six people were killed and 73 others injured in road accidents in Comilla, Chapainawabganj, Brahmanbaria, Lalmonirhat and Kishoreganj districts yesterday.
UNB, Comilla adds: Three people were killed and 40 others injured in a head-on collision between two buses on Dhaka-Chittagong Highway in Chandina upazila yesterday.
The three including Siddikur Rahman, 27, of Srimantapur village of the upazila died on the spot.
Police said the accident occurred at about 3:00pm when a Dhaka-bound bus and another Ramganj-bound bus fell into a roadside ditch after colliding each other.
Our Chapainawabganj correspondent adds: A minor boy, Rishad Ahmad, 9, son of Azad Ali of Setupara-Amnura of Sadar upazila, was killed in a road accident at Kodamtola in the upazila yesterday.
Police said he died on the spot around 12:00 pm when an Amnura-bound bus hit him while crossing the road.
Our Correspondent from Brahmanbaria reports: A man was killed and three others were injured in a road accident while a bus dashed a privet car from opposite direction on Dhaka-Sylhet Highway at Chandura Bazaar point in Bijoynagar upazila around 9:00am yesterday.
The deceased was identified as Md Shafiqur Rahman, 45, of Shantibag village in Moulibazaar district.
Our Lalmonirhat Correspondent adds: A woman was killed as a truck hit her at Kalirthan in Aditmari upazila on Lalmonirhat-Burimari Highway around 5:00pm yesterday.
Jaheda Begum, 48, wife of Monsur Ali of Kalirthan village of Aditmari upazila died on the spot.
Our Correspondent from Kishoreganj reports: At least 30 people were injured in a road accident at Kuliarchar upazila yesterday.
The accident took place on Kishoreganj- Bhairab Highway at Jagatchar in Kuliarchar at 2:00pm while a Sylhet-bound bus from Kendua skidded off the road and fell into a road side ditch.


Courtesy of The Daily Star

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