COX’S BAZAR, March 3, 2018 (BSS) – At least four people were killed and
five others injured in a road accident in Harbang Goyalmara area on the Cox’s
Bazar-Chittagong highway here this morning.
Chittagong Highway police sources said the accident occurred when a private
car from Ukhiya upazila of Cox’s Bazar collided head-on with a passenger bus
of ‘Shyamoli Paribahan’ in the area, leaving four people dead on the spot and
wounding five others.
The deceased were Ali Akbar, 30, son of Badha Mia of Ukhiya upazila, car
driver Jainul Abedin, 22, son of Shamsul Alam, Shahab Uddin, 19, son of Mir
Ahmed, Mohammad Mamun, 21, son of Abdul Gafur.
Officer in-charge (OC) of Chakaria thana Bakhtiar Uddin Chowdhury said the
injured were taken to Chakaria hospital for treatment. Later, they were
shifted to Chittagong Medical College and Hospital as their condition
In another accident, motorcycle rider Ripon, 22, was seriously injured when
a tomtom, locally made three-wheeler, collided head-on with his motorcycle in
Malughat area of Chakaria upazila here at 10.00 this morning.
He was admitted to Chittagong Medical College and Hospital.
Malumghat and Chittagong highway police confirmed the incidents.