2 killed in Rajshahi road accident


Regional Correspondent, Rajshahi

Two passengers of a pick-up van died when it rammed over a standing truck from behind on Rajshahi-Chapainawabganj highway at Rajabarihat area under Godagari upazila around 8:00 am on Wednesday morning.

One of the deceased was identified as Jahidul Islam, 22, son of Jalal Hossain of Luter Char village under Savar upazila of Dhaka. 

Abdul Bari, Inspector of Premtali Police outpost informed, by parking beside the road, the truck drivers and passengers were taking breakfast at Rajabarihat when a Chapainawabganj bound pick-up carrying Thai-glass rammed over the truck from behind with a high speed.

Two passengers of the pick up were killed on the spot and the driver was fatally injured.The front part of the vehicle was also badly damaged. Local people rescued the injured pick-up driver and admitted him to local hospital. 

Fire brigade  personnel rushed to the spot and recovered dead bodies of two passengers from inside the pick-up and sent those to the morgue of RMCH for autopsy.