5 killed as bus crashes autorickshaw in Keshabpur

5 killed as bus crashes autorickshaw in Keshabpur

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Five people, including two of a family, were killed and another was injured as a CNG-run auto-rickshaw crashed into a bus at Mulibari level-crossing on the western side of Bangabandhu Bridge approach road in Sadar upazila on Monday night. All the five deceased were the auto-rickshaw passengers hailing from Belkuchi upazilla. The deceased were identified as Razzak, 65, and his daughter Rosina, 30,  Anwar Hossain, 25, son of Delwar Hossain, Momtaz, 24, wife of Abdur Razzak, and the auto rickshaw driver Arman, 30, son of Abdul Khaleque.
Officer-in charge of Bangabandhu Bridge west-side police station Helal Uddin said the accident took place when a Chapainawabganj-bound bus of ‘Shaymoli Paribahan’ from Narayanganj rammed the auto-rickshaw around 12:30am killing five of the six passengers of the auto-rickshaw, including its driver, on the spot.
The lone injured was identified as Jakir Hossain, 37, son of Mosharrof Hossain, hailing from Chashara Balurmath area of Narayongonj. He was a passenger of the bus and was taken to Sirajganj General Hospital.
Police seized the bus but its driver fled the scene.
Earlier on Sunday, 16 people were killed at the same place when a Bogra-bound bus of ‘Sabbir Paribahan’ from Chittagong collided with a Dhaka-bound bus of ‘Azad Paribahan’ from Sayedpur.- UNB

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