2 killed in N’ganj road accident


At least two people were killed and two others sustained injures in a head-on collision between a truck and a private car in Rupganj upazila of Narayanganj on Tuesday. The accident took place at Shaonghat area of Rupganj upazila.

The deceased were identified as private car driver Ripon Mia, 31, son of Sharif Uddin, from Gochamara area in Kishoreganj and truck helper Rifat mia, 19, hailing from Kandail area in Narsingdi.

However, the identities of the injured could not be ascertained till filing of the report.

Mojjafar Hossain, officer-in-charge (OC) of Kanchpur Highway Police Station,  said,“A Narsingdi-bound private car hit a rickshaw then collided with a truck which was parked on roadside, leaving the private car driver Ripon and the truck helper Rifat dead on the spot.”

“The injured were hospitalized. The private car and truck have been removed from road. Process awaits legal steps,” OC also said.