A college student was killed and another was injured in a road accident at Naniarchar upazila in Rangamati on Saturday. The accident took place when a truck hit their motorcycle there.
The deceased was identified as Nancy Chakma, 18, daughter of Jyotimoy Chakma of Karengatoli area of Baghaichhari upazila. She was a first-year student at Rangamati Government College. The injured is Dipen Dewan, Nancy's cousin.
The accident took place at noon when the speeding truck, loaded with stones, hit their motorcycle on Rangamati-Khagrachari road in the Hazari area, leaving the duo seriously injured.
Sujon Halder, officer in charge (OC) of Naniarchar police station, confirmed the matter to the
Locals rushed them to the Rangamati Sadar Hospital where the on duty doctors declared Nancy dead. Injured Dipen Dewan was receiving treatment at the hospital, said the OC.
Nancy's body was kept at the hospital morgue, said the OC.
Police seized the vehicle, however, the driver managed to flee the scene, the police officer added.