Four killed in Noakhali road crash
Noakhali: At least four people were killed and two others injured as a bus collided head-on with an auto-rickshaw in Dorbeshpur area on Begumganj-Maijdi road on Saturday.
The deceased were identified as Khadiza Begum, 40, wife of Badal Mia of Muzahidpur village in Begumganj upazila, her daughter Kamrunnahar Poli, 20, and Sohiduzzaman Sakib, 19, son of Omar Faruq of Darbespur village and Md Ibrahim Razu, 40, son of Omar Faruk of Wasiqpur village, reports the UNB.
Witnesses said a Sonapur-bound bus of ‘Shugandha Paribahan’ collided head on with an auto-rickshaw around 2 pm leaving six people injured.
The injured were rushed to a local hospital where the doctors declared three of them dead while another succumbed to his injuries later in the day, said Firoz Molla, officer-in-charge of Begumganj Police Station.
Police seized the bus, but its driver managed to flee the scene immediately after the incident, he added.