Woman, daughter among 4 killed in Manikganj road crash
Four people including a woman and her daughter were killed, and three others were injured when a bus rammed into a pick-up van on the Dhaka-Aricha highway at Tara in Ghior upazila of Manikganj on Friday.
The deceased are identified as Shefali Begum, 50, wife of Zinnat Ali of Nobogram village in Sadar upazila, her daughter Nargis Akter, 30, Mizanur Rahman, 30, of Joynagar village in sadar upazila and Paran Rajbongshi, 48 of Tangail.
Borongail highway police camp in-charge Yeamin-ud-Daula said the accident took place at about 6:00am when a Paturia-bound ‘Shohagh Paribahan’ bus hit a pick-up van coming from the opposite direction, leaving Shefali killed on the spot and six others injured.
Later, Shefali’s daughter Nargis died on way to Manikganj sadar hospital while Mizanur and Paran died after admission at the hospital.
Of the injured, an unidentified man was shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital following deterioration of his condition.
Police seized the bus and pick-up van but could not arrest anyone as the drivers of both the vehicles fled the scene.