2 killed in Lakshmipur road crash
Lakshmipur: Two people, including a woman, were killed and 10 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Mailer Matha on the Lakshmipur-Raipur road in Sadar upazila on Tuesday morning., reports UNB.
The deceased are Nazma Begum, 25, and Rustom Ali, 50, both residents of Nandanpur village of the upazila.
Sadar police officer-in-charge Abdullah Al Mamun Bhuiyan said the accident took place in the morning when the auto-rickshaw going to Raipur from Lakshmipur collided with the ‘Dhaka Express’ bus coming from the opposite direction, leaving Nazma and Rustom dead on the spot and 10 others injured.
All the victims were riders of the auto-rickshaw.
The injured were rushed to Lakshmipur Sadar Hospital.
However, traffic on the road remained suspended for one hour as a mob put up barricade on the road.