27 May 2024, 19:13
Update : 27 May 2024, 22:40

3 killed in Jashore road accidents

BENAPOLE, May 27, 2024 (BSS)-  Three people were  killed  and five others  injured in separate road accidents  in  front of Jhumjhumpur BGB office under Sadar upazila of the district today.

The deceased were  identified as  Hashem Ali, 40, son of Asan Ali, resident of  Nilakantapur village of Kaliganj upazila of  Satkhira district,  bus supervisor Toufiqur Rahman,24, son of Naseeruddin, resident of  Jurain Shyampur area of Dhaka, and Prafulla Kumar Saha,60, son of Santosh Kumar Saha, resident  of Nilganj Tatipara area of Jashore district town.

The accident occurred when a Satkhira-bound passenger bus of Saint Martin Transport from Chattogram, on the way its driver lost control and overturned and fell on the side of the road in Taraganj area under Sadar upazila around 8am this morning, leaving two people dead on the spot and five others passengers of the bus were injured, officer-in-charge (OC) of Jashore Kotwali Police Station Abdur Razzak   said.

The injured were taken to Jashore General Hospital, he said.

Fire service personnel recovered the bodies from the spot and sent to Jashore General Hospital for post-mortem.

Besides, an unidentified elderly pedestrian was killed hit by a covered van in front of Jhumjhumpur BGB office   under Sadar upazila of the district this morning.

Legal action will be taken in this connection, the OC added.

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