Two killed in Rangamati road accident

Published : 17 Aug 2022 09:00 PM

Two people were killed after a jeep fell into a roadside ditch in Nangalmara area in Baghaichhari upazila of Rangamati district on Wednesday.

The deceased were identified as Elias Ali, 45, resident of Korengatoli area and Ananta Tripura, 40, resident Machalong area of Sajek in the upazila.

The accident occurred when the driver of a Baghaihat-bound banana-loaded vehicle from Machalong market lost control over the steering in the area around 7.30am and fell into the roadside ditch, leaving two people dead on the spot, officer-in-Charge (OC) of Sajek Police Station Nurul Haque said.

The bodies were recovered from the spot, the OC added.

The driver of the vehicle managed to flee the scene, OC said.