Two killed in Jashore road crash

Published : 12 Nov 2020 08:55 PM

Two people including a teenage girl were killed and two other schoolgirls were injured when a truck hit them on their way to school on Navaran-Satkhira highway in Jashore on Thursday.

The deceased were identified as Samia Islam, 13, daughter of Samiul Islam of Kathuria village under Sharsha upazila and a class VIII student of Navaran Burujbagan Girls School, and Abu Hanif, 45, a van driver, son of Nasur Uddin of the same village.

Titu Mia, in-charge, Nava

ran Highway Police outpost, confirmed the matter to Bangladesh police.

The accident took place in the morning leaving one dead on the spot. Seriously injured Hanif was taken to Jashore General 

Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries at 3pm.

Other injured were treated at Navaran Hospital.

The body was sent to the Jashore General Hospital morgue for autopsy.

Police have seized the deadly truck while its driver managed to escape.A case was filed registered in this regard at Sharsha police station.