13 Jun 2024, 23:26

Four killed in Dinajpur road accidents

DINAJPUR, June 13, 2024 (BSS) - Four people were killed and eight were injured in three separate road accidents in Ghoraghat and Fulbari upazila on the Dinajpur-Gobindaganj regional haighway today.

The first accident, police said, occurred in front of Singra Brack office under Ghoraghat upazila in the Dinajpur-Gobindaganj regional highway, when a cattle laden votvoti (locally made vehicle) collided head on with a passenger van, living a man dead on the spot.

The deceased was Altab hossain, 45, son of Abdur Rahman a resident of Shashtipara village under hakimpur upazila.

The critically injured six cow trader were Faruque Islam, 50, son of Late Hafizuddin, Israfil, 21, son of Nasir Uddin and Imran Mia, 40,of Kasba village under Birampur upazila, Abdur Rashid,55,son of Riazuddin, Rafiqul Islam,40,of Mukundupur village and Shofiqul Islam,33, son of Nabab Ali of Daudpur village under Nababganj upazila.

They were rushed to Ghoraghat Upazila Hospital.

Asaduzzaman Asad, Officer-in-Charge of Ghoraghat police station of the district confirmed the incident.

In another accident, Abdus Sattar, 68, son of Rahmatullah, of Velain village under Ghoraghat upazila, died on the spot after a truck crashed him under its wheel when he was crossing the road at Horipara Bazar under the same upazila.

The bodies have been kept at the local hospital for autopsy.

Meanwhile, another accident took place when a good-laden truck collided head on with an auto-rickshaw in the Bejai Mour under the same upazila living two people including a woman dead on the spot and wounding another two critically.

The dead are- auto rickshaw driver Nazrul Islam, 45, son of Khazanur Islam of South Sujapur village under Fulbari upazila and one of its passenger Jahanara Begum, 40, wife of Afzal Hossain, of Madanpur Shialkot village under Parbatipur upazila.

Identity of the two injured could not be known immediately.

Being informed by locals Fulbari Fire Service personnel rushed to the spot and took the injured to the Fulbari Upazila Hospital. Later, they were shifted to Dinajpur M Abdur Rahim Medical College Hospital.

Mostafizur Rahman, Officer-in-Charge of Phulbari police station said they arrested the driver and helper of the truck from the spot.



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