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2 killed in Dhamrai road accident

Published : 23 Aug 2020 10:02 PM | Updated : 02 Sep 2020 04:36 PM

At least two people including a pick-up van driver were killed in a road crash at Dautia area of Dhamrai in Dhaka on Sunday morning. Police recovered the bodies and sent to hospital morgue for autopsy. Police also seized two vehicles.  

The deceased were identified as Helal Uddin, a vegetable trader, son of Md Noimuddin at Borundi area of Saturia in Manikganj, and Mafidul Mollah Razu, 30, a pick-up van driver, son of Moshiur Rahman Mollah at Lahuria area of Lohagora in Narail. 

Police said that the incident took place around 9:00am. The vegetable-laden pickup van was going towards Ashulia from Manikganj. A speedy covered van of Janani Express and parcel service (Dhaka metro-Na-13-9559) hit the pickup from behind when another unidentified covered van brakes suddenly in front of the pickup van, leaving three people critically injured. They were taken to hospital. The pn duty doctors of Dhamrai Upazila Health Complex declared two of them dead. 

Moslem Uddin, Sub-inspector of Savar highway police station said, “We have seized two accidental vehicles but the accused driver and helper of the covered van managed to flee. To take further legal action in this regard are underway.”